By Jasmine Wing | @jasminenatashaw
BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American crime dramedy film co-written and directed by Spike Lee, based on the autobiographical book Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth. Set in 1970s Colorado, the plot follows an African-American detective who sets out to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.
The film premiered on May 14, 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it competed for the Palme d’Or and won the Grand Prix, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on August 10, 2018.
Director Spike Lee called out President Trump after he premiered his film “BlacKkKlansman” at Cannes Film Festival.