Regret can be a deadly cycle.

When a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan opens in a small South Carolina town, the idealistic Reverend Kennedy (Academy Award®-winner 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 Burden (Garrett Hedlund), a Klansman whose relationships with both a single-mother (Andrea Riseborough) and a high-school friend (Usher Raymond) force him to re-examine his long-held beliefs. After Kennedy helps Mike leave behind his violent past, the Baptist preacher finds himself on a collision course with manipulative KKK leader Tom Griffin (Tom Wilkinson). In the face of grave threats to himself and his family, the resolute Kennedy bravely pursues a path toward peace, setting aside his own misgivings in the hopes of healing his wounded community. From Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Robbie Brenner (Dallas Buyers Club) and writer/director Andrew Heckler comes this dramatic true story of compassion and grace in the American South

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  • Feb 28, 2020
  • Drama

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From FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS to INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Garrett Hedlund continues to shape-shift into challenging characters; this time as a Klan member who decides to leave for the woman he loves with the help of Reverend Kennedy, as played by Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker. AMC Artisan Films brings a curated gallery of the finest movies to AMC.

Cast & Crew

  • Tom WilkinsonActor

  • Forest WhitakerActor

  • Garrett HedlundActor

  • Andrea RiseboroughActor

  • Tess HarperActor

  • Usher RaymondActor

  • Jason DavisActor

  • Anna ColwellActor

  • Dexter DardenActor

  • Austin HebertActor