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The Best of Enemies
  • Date: Monday, April 01, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

Based on a true story, The Best of Enemies centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater (Henson), an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis (Rockwell), a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever. The Best of Enemies opens in theaters nationwide April 5, 2019. View the trailer today!

This screening is brought to you by 2020 One Woman One Vote Festival with the help of the National Archives Foundation.