Film Screening of "An Unlikely Friendship"

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

 

 
"An Unlikely Friendship” is an award-winning documentary by Diane Bloom about the surprising bond that developed between outspoken civil rights activist, Ann Atwater and exalted grand cyclops of the KKK, CP Ellis. The film documents how these two came together in an intensive community event that forced them to find common ground.
 
Diane Bloom will introduce the film and talk about her relationsihp with Atwater and Ellis. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
 
Presented by the City of Charlottesville Office of Human Rights.
 
"An Unlikely Friendship” is an award-winning documentary by Diane Bloom about the surprising bond that developed between outspoken civil rights activist, Ann Atwater and exalted grand cyclops of the KKK, CP Ellis. The film documents how these two came together in an intensive community event that forced them to find common ground.  Diane Bloom will introduce the film and talk about her relationsihp with Atwater and Ellis. A panel discussion will follow the screening.