THEY CALL HIM MR. POITIER
at the Philadelphia Film Center
The Philadelphia Film Society presents a limited series celebrating the groundbreaking legacy of Academy Award Winner® Sidney Poitier.
$13 | $9 for PFS Members
Four Film Bundle
$30 | $26 for PFS Members
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DANIEL PETRIE | USA | 1961 | 128 MIN
February 5 | 6:00 PM | Film Center
The film adaptation of the groundbreaking 1959 play finds the Younger family facing opposition in their efforts to achieve the American Dream myth after inheriting a large sum of money.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
NORMAN JEWISON | USA | 1967 | 110 MIN
February 11 | 7:00 PM | Film Center
Sidney Poitier’s Philadelphia Homicide Detective Tibbs finds himself reluctantly embedded in a murder case in the deep south while confronting the racial bigotry of its police force and locals.
GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER
STANLEY KRAMER | USA | 1967 | 108 MIN
February 19 | 7:00 PM | Film Center
A whirlwind romance leads to engagement between an interracial couple that will challenge the minds of those around them even before dinner is served in this Poitier classic.
PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON | USA | 1992 | 126 MIN | PG-13
February 27 | 3:00 PM | Film Center
The high stakes, hi-tech thrilling comedy caper that finds a bunch of computer gurus attempting to thwart digital invasion of privacy at the dawn of the internet…guess we haven’t learned much.