The Best of Enemies (2019)
The Best of Enemies is a drama movie directed and written by Robin Bissell and written by Robin Bissell and Osha Gray Davidson. It is based on the book The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South by Osha Gray Davidson, which focuses on the rivalry between civil rights activist Ann Atwater and Ku Klux Klan leader C. P. Ellis. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr., and Nick Searcy. It is scheduled to be released in the United States on April 5, 2019, by STX Entertainment. The Best of Enemies movie follows Ann Atwater who is a civil rights activist in Durham, North Carolina. She battles with the Ku Klux Klan leader C. P. Ellis for a decade until 1971 when the two agree to co-chair a two-week community meeting to deal with a court-ordered school desegregation decree, which changes both of their lives.