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The Best of Enemies
The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of THE BEST OF ENEMIES.
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.
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Director: Robin Bissell
Writer(s): Robin Bissell (adaptation), Osha Gray Davidson (based on the book by)
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Wes Bentley, Anne Heche
Genre: Biography, Drama, History