- This event has passed.
In the Heat of the Night
September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Small-town Mississippi sheriff Gillespie (Rod Steiger) is forced yo work on a murder investigation with Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), a homicide detective initially mistaken for a suspect based on his black skin colour.
In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 American mystery drama film directed by Norman Jewison. It 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. It stars Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger, and was produced by Walter Mirisch.