Film Screening: In The Heat of the Night

Sunday, February 17, 2019
3 PM

In collaboration with Cine Soul, the Crocker Art Museum’s all-day Black History Month Festival will end this year with a special classic film presentation. In the Heat of the Night (1967) is a multiple academy award-winning film about an African American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs, played by Hollywood icon Sydney Poitier, who is drawn into working a murder case in segregated Mississippi with a conflicted police chief (Rod Steiger). The award-winning, locally-produced short film, The Musician, will be shown at 11:30 and 1:30 PM.


Free for everyone

This film is free and seats are on a first come, first served basis.

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