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“Burden” (101 Studios)

Tom Wilkinson, Forest Whitaker and Usher Raymond, aka Usher, star in a scene from the movie "Burden." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/101 Studios)

By Catholic News Service Uplifting fact-based conversion story in which a veteran Ku Klux Klan member (Garrett Hedlund) falls for a more enlightened single mother (Andrea Riseborough) who eventually demands that he choose between his racist pals and his relationship with her. As he struggles with the consequences of renouncing his allegiance to the local […]

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“The Best of Enemies” (STX)

Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay and Taraji P. Henson star in a scene from the movie "The Best of Enemies." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/STXfilms)

By Catholic News Service Appealing fact-based drama, set in 1971 Durham, North Carolina, in which a no-nonsense civil rights activist (Taraji P. Henson) and the head of the local Ku Klux Klan (Sam Rockwell) are forced to spend time together as leading participants in an arbitration process (steered by Babou Ceesay) deciding the future of […]

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“BlacKkKlansman” (Focus)

Adam Driver and John David Washington star in a scene from the movie "Blackkklansman." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Focus Features)

By Catholic News Service After becoming the first African-American police officer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the early 1970s, a rookie cop (John David Washington) is first assigned to infiltrate a lecture by ex-Black Panther Kwame Ture — born Stokely Carmichael — (Corey Hawkins), then casually manages to contact the local Ku Klux Klan by […]

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