Posted on Apr 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Screenings

Saturday May 27
Grand opening at 04:45 PM in EYE


Sunday May 28

In the Heat of the Night (Norman Jewison, 1967, USA)
4K restoration (2017) by Park Circus in collaboration with MGM. European premiere. With an introduction by Grover Crisp (Executive Vice President Asset Management, Film Restoration & Digital Mastering, Sony Pictures)

While traveling in the Deep South, Virgil Tibbs, a black Philadelphia homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in the murder investigation of a prominent businessman when he is first accused of the crime and then asked to solve it. Finding the killer proves to be difficult, however, especially when his efforts are constantly thwarted by the bigoted town sheriff. But neither man can solve this case alone. Putting aside their differences and prejudices, they join forces in a desperate race against time to discover the shocking truth.  Starring Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant, and Warren Oates.


Monday May 29

Un Chapeau de Paille d’Italie (René Clair, 1927, FR)
4K restoration (2016) by the Cinématèque Française and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. With an introduction by Céline Ruivo (Curator, Cinématèque Française)

En route to his wedding, a bridegroom’s horse eats the artificial flowers adorning the hat of an unfaithful wife. When the wife and her paramour discover what has happened, the man insists that the bridegroom replace the hat, as no decent woman would dare go hatless in public. But if the bridegroom spends time looking for a new hat, he will miss own wedding. Based on the play by Eugene Labiche, Marc Michel. With Albert Préjean, Marise Maïa, Olga Tschékowa.