‘The Best of Enemies’ — Darien Library Friday Night Feature on Civil Rights Activist and Klan Member

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“The Best of Enemies,” a 2019 movie about a civil rights activist and Ku Klux Klan leader who come to work together, will be Darien Library’s Friday Night Feature on Friday, Aug. 2, with two showings.

Movie poster The Best of Enemies 2019an announcement from Darien Library

The first showing will be from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.; the second, from 9 to 11:15 p.m. Both will be in the Community Room. All Darien Friday Night Feature films are free.

In the movie, the two  come together to tackle racial segregation of schools in 1971 Durham, North Carolina.

More about the movie: Starring Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley; Rated PG-13 for thematic material, racial epithets, some violence and a suggestive reference; 133 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired.

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