Saturday, April 2, 2022
The Best of Enemies Movie Screening

Saturday, April 2, 2022
Grand Theater
1000 Parkview Drive

Ann Atwater with C. P. Ellis

Free screening of movie based on the novel by the 2020 Great Southern Writer Osha Davidson.  A timely drama that centers on an unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson), an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis (Sam 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, Race and Redemption in the New South