A black policeman goes undercover to investigate the Klan. Hugely impressive true story, expertly linking the early 70s with the contemporary USA. Highly recommended, with great playing from its leads.
Chicago women refuse sex to their menfolk to make them end their gang war. A spectacular reworking of Aristophanes’ ancient Greek play Lysistrata, the told-in-rhyme Chi-Raq is an urgent reminder that Spike Lee is one of the US’s finest modern filmmakers.