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Durham | Movie Screening “The Best of Enemies”

March 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

STXfilms and The Best of Enemies Premiere Committee are pleased to present THE BEST OF ENEMIES — Durham Special Screening at the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday, March 19.

The movie is based on a true story about the extraordinary relationship between Ann Atwater (Henson), a fearless and outspoken civil rights activist who faced off against C.P. Ellis (Rockwell), a local Ku Klux Klan leader, to blaze a path toward school desegregation in Durham in 1971. Through an incredible series of events — and against all odds — these two people with very different views and backgrounds formed an unexpected friendship that ultimately led to large scale social change.

VIP tickets include a wine reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with director Robin Bissell (“The Hunger Games,” “Seabiscuit”); and Osha Gray Davidson, author and screenwriter, plus premium reserved seating, and a signed copy of the book, “The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South.”

Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.

The screening is a signature event of Durham 150, one of more than 150 community-wide celebrations and activations that will occur in 2019 in recognition of the incorporation of the City of Durham in 1869.

Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.carolinatheatre.org/films/best-enemies-0

Venue

The Carolina Theatre
309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701
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