Spike Lee gets six-minute standing ovation at Cannes for movie BlacKkKlansman as trailer released


Spike Lee premiered his new movie BlacKkKlansman at the Cannes Film festival Monday night to rapturous applause.

The director was given a six-minute standing ovation for the based on a true story film about how a rookie African-American police officer infiltrated the Klu Klux Klan in the 1970s in Colorado.

John David Washington stars as the protagonist Ron Stallworth who comes up with the idea and Adam Driver is the white Jewish cop he recruits to help him. 

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Hit: Spike Lee premiered his new movie BlacKkKlansman at the Cannes Film Festival Monday night to rapturous applause and a six-minute standing ovation. He’s pictured at a festival event

The first trailer for the movie was also released Monday.

It sets the scene as Stallworth arrives at the…

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