The Best of Enemies

PRESENTED BY: Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
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6:30 PM, Thursday, February 27, 2020
Location: Mt Baker (click for map)

True story: In 1971 Durham, North Carolina, a community organizer set up a series of community meetings in hopes of averting what many feared was imminent violence over the desegregation of their local schools. He invited two “enemies” to co-chair the discussions: Ann Atwater, an African American civil rights leader and trade union organizer – and Clairborne Paul Ellis, a Ku Klux Klan leader and avid segregationalist.

Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell star in this Universal Pictures film that tells the tale of what happened next. Please join us for the viewing and post-film discussion.

Doors open at 6PM. Light refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by South Seattle Climate Action Network.

Release Year: 2019

Running Time: 2 hr 13 min

Director: Robin Bissell

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