The Asher Community Development Corps. and World Community Magazine are celebrating Black History Month and the life of the legendary Sidney Poitier with a showing of In the Heat of the Night.
Released on August 2nd 1967, In the Heat of the Night is American mystery drama film directed by Norman Jewison. The Film is based on John Ball’s 1965 novel of the same name and tells the story of Virgil Tibbs, a Black police detective from Philadelphia, who becomes involved in a murder investigation in a small town in Mississippi. Starring the late great Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger, and was produced by Walter Mirisch. The screenplay was written by Stirling Silliphant.
The film won five Academy Awards, including the 1967 awards for Best Picture and Rod Steiger for Best Actor.
Please stay after the film for a discussion!
We will have our concession stand open with popcorn, soft drinks, wine and beer
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