The Best of Enemies | March 19
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STXfilms and The Best of Enemies Premiere Committee present

The Best of Enemies

Tuesday, March 19 | 7 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 (Taraji P. Henson), a fearless and outspoken civil rights activist who faced off against C.P. Ellis (Sam 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.

On Sale: Friday, March 1 | 10 AM

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, racial epithets, some violence and a suggestive reference

No Cameras
No Outside Food or Drink
No Backpacks
No Video Recording Devices
No Weapons


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