HOLLYWOOD, CA — (10-25-19) — Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Garrett Hedlund star in the official trailer, “BURDEN”, a powerful and timely true-story of faith and love overcoming hate. overcoming hate.

Set in a southern community scarred from deep-rooted racism, an unlikely friendship forms when an African American reverend helps a KKK member leave the Klan.

Forest Whitaker, Garret Hedlund star in “BURDEN”

Burden - Forest Whitaker

Burden – Forest Whitaker

racism movie - Burden - Usher Raymond and Garrett Hedlund

Burden – Usher Raymond and Garrett Hedlund

“Based on the inspiring true story of the bridging of one of the biggest racial divides imaginable. Mike Burden, a rising leader in Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away from the Klan when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for the better life they can build together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, an African American Reverend takes in Mike, his girlfriend and her son, protecting them, and accepting them into their community. Together, Burden and Kennedy fight to overcome the Klan’s efforts.”

101 Studios has scheduled “BURDEN” to be released in theaters on February 28, 2019.

Watch BURDEN Official Trailer

Cast: Andrea Riseborough | Garrett Hedlund | Forest Whitaker | Usher

genres: Drama

Directed by: Andrew Heckler

Cinematography by: Jeremy Rouse

Written by: Andrew Heckler

Music by: Dickon Hinchliffe

Film Editing by: Saar Klein | Julie Monroe

Casting by: Rich Delia | Tara Feldstein | Chase Paris

Production co: Bill Kenwright Films | The Fyzz Facility | Unburdened Entertainment | thefyzz

Distributed by: 101 Studios (2019) (USA) (all media)

Release date: February 28, 2020

© 2019 – 101 Studios

Article by: Michael The Sizzler, Staff Writer

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