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"White Knight" opens the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown Thursday night at The Maryland Theatre. Leroy Lowe, grand dragon of the Texas Ku Klux Klan confronts everything he¿s been taught to hate when he¿s sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm, where Warden Merville, dead set on rehabilitating Leroy, chooses Emilio, pictured, a Hispanic field worker, to be his cellmate. Leroy, confined in a small cell with the `enemy,¿ finds the chatty Emilio slowly chipping away at his anger and prejudice.His weekly rehabilitation meetings with the warden take on a different meaning when Madalena, a beautiful Mexican maid is hired to clean the warden¿s office. An unconventional love story develops that opens Leroy¿s eyes to the possibility of a different life and down a path to redemption.