Director: Spike Lee
Cast: John David Washington, Laura Harrier, Adam Driver, Robert John Burke, Brian Tarantina, Alec Baldwin
Genre: comedy, crime, biography
Runtime: 135 min.
A biographical comedy-drama film about the first African-American detective in the city's police department who sets out to infiltrate and expose the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch.
Awards & Festivals:
Academy Award – Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Cannes Film Festival – Grand Prize of the Jury, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Special Mention)
Locarno International Film Festival – Audience Award
Sydney Film Festival – participation
Jerusalem Film Festival – participation
BAFTA Award – Best Adapted Screenplay
Satellite Award – Best Independent Film