Sunday, February 14, 2016

Films of Sir Sidney Poitier to be shown on ZNS

The Cabinet Office is pleased to announce that in honour of the March To Majority Rule, the films of Sir Sidney Poitier, the award winning Bahamian actor, will be shown on ZNS TV as follows:

a) No Way Out – Sunday, February 14th @ 9:00pm
b) A Raisin In The Sun – Monday, February 15th @ 9:00pm
c) Lilies Of The Field – Tuesday, February 16th @ 9:00pm
d) In The Heat Of The Night – Wednesday, February 17th @ 9:00pm
e) Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner – Thursday, February 18th @ 9:00pm
f) To Sir With Love – Friday, February 19th @ 9:00pm
g) Buck And The Preacher – Saturday, February 20th @ 9:00pm 

The films were chosen as a cross section of his works. The first film " NO Way Out" was the catalyst in 1950 for the formation of the Citizens Committee which came together to overturn the ban on the film being shown in The Bahamas because of its race theme. Read more >>