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Summary When a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan opens in a small South Carolina town, the idealistic Reverend Kennedy (Forest Whitaker) resolves to do everything in his power to prevent long-simmering racial tensions from boiling over. But the members of Kennedy’s congregation are shocked to discover that his plan includes sheltering Mike Bur...

Directed By: Andrew Heckler

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Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 17 Critic Reviews
57
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
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Summary When a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan opens in a small South Carolina town, the idealistic Reverend Kennedy (Forest Whitaker) resolves to do everything in his power to prevent long-simmering racial tensions from boiling over. But the members of Kennedy’s congregation are shocked to discover that his plan includes sheltering Mike Bur...

Directed By: Andrew Heckler

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Production Company Bill Kenwright Films, Cool House, The Fyzz Facility, The Fyzz, Unburdened Entertainment
Release Date Feb 28, 2020
Duration 1 h 57 m
Rating R
Tagline A young man's love affair puts him in deadly peril with the Southern community that raised him.
Sundance Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Nantucket Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Guild of Music Supervisors Awards
1 Nomination