NOW SHOWING: ‘IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT’ on March 1 at Bay Street

HIFF is are pleased to continue the hit screening series NOW SHOWING. The series, curated by HIFF, features acclaimed first-run art house, independent, and world cinema.

NOTE: This screening will take place at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor!

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IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (Classic Screening)

Friday, March 1 | 6pm | Tickets
Bay Street Theater

Director: Norman Jewison
Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger

(1967, 110 minutes)

African-American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) is arrested on suspicion of murder by Bill Gillespie (Rod Steiger), the racist police chief of tiny Sparta, Mississippi. After Tibbs proves not only his own innocence but that of another man, he joins forces with Gillespie to track down the real killer. Their investigation takes them through every social level of the town, with Tibbs making enemies as well as unlikely friends as he hunts for the truth.

Followed by a conversation between Alec Baldwin and HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent!

Tickets are $25 for general admission and $20 for HIFF members. HIFF members: call the box office at (631) 725-9500 for member pricing. Enjoy!