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City of Rahway proudly presents these FREE screenings in celebration
of Black History Month.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2022, AT 1:00 PM
BEGINS IMMEDIATELY AFTER SCREENING
To Sir, with Love is a 1967 drama starring Sidney Poitier about a
young idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences teaching a
group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of
London's East End.
The film's title song, sung by Lulu, making her film
debut, peaked at the top of the Billboard
Hot 100 chart and was the best-selling single in the United States
that year. To
Sir, With Love ranked number 27 on Entertainment Weekly's
list of the 50 Best High School Movies.
free popcorn, a post-movie organ show played by Eric Fahneron
our historic Wurlitzer Organ, and a 35MM screening of To Sir, With Love.
In the Heat of the Night, a
1967 Academy Award winning drama (Best Picture) starring Sidney
Poitier and Rod Steiger (Best Actor), tells the story of a black
Philadelphia police detective who is mistakenly suspected of a
local murder while passing through a racially hostile Mississippi
town, and after being cleared, is reluctantly asked by the police
chief to investigate the case.
Poitier's famous quote from the film, "They
call me Mister
Tibbs!" was listed as number 16 on the American
Film Institute's 100
Years...100 Movie Quotes. The film
also appears on the Institute's list of the 100 greatest movies in
popcorn, a pre-movie organ show played by Eric Fahneron
our historic Wurlitzer Organ, and a 35MM screening of In the Heat of the Night.