NIGHT CATCHES US
TANYA HAMILTON | USA | 2010| 90 MIN | R | ENGLISH
Free Community Screenings, presented by PFS and ReelBlack.
Attendees Must Reserve a Free Ticket
Set in 1976, Tanya Hamilton’s debut feature follows former Black Panther Marcus (Anthony Mackie), who finds himself at a dangerous crossroads when he returns to his Philly neighborhood. Filmed in Philadelphia and scored by hometown heroes The Roots, NIGHT CATCHES US is an essential meditation on the complex relationship between political ideals and human emotions.
Cast: Kerry Washington, Anthony Mackie, Jamie Hector, Wendell Pierce
“Tanya Hamilton’s first feature as a director is something to cherish.” –Rolling Stone
Part of the FORCE IN FOCUS: THE BLACK EXPERIENCE ON FILM Series
ReelBlack and the Philadelphia Film Society are excited to open Philadelphia’s only Drive-In with Force in Focus: the Black Experience on Film, a series that explores the world through the lens of the Black experience. Force in Focus will kick off with a curated lineup that showcases the work of modern Black female filmmakers, celebrating a collection of artists who have brought vibrancy and authenticity to the screen for decades.
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Drive-In will open 1 hour before listed showtimes. Exact showtimes are approximate; films will begin at sundown.
Tickets can be purchase up to the published showtime online.
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All screenings are rain or shine unless weather is determined to be too dangerous by management.
The PFS Drive-In will strictly adhere to City-approved safety guidelines for drive-ins – click HERE to read the full list of approved guidelines & Restrictions.