Beginning in January 2018, CPTV and CPTV Spirit will feature the Public Television Feature Film Collection. Explore the work of legendary actors and actresses in some of their greatest cinema classics. In these films, presented without interruption, viewers will enjoy an array of noteworthy performances, ranging from Audrey Hepburn’s iconic turn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Will Smith’s enthralling portrayal of Muhammad Ali in Ali.

Films airing in February 2019 include:

A Soldier’s Story
An Army lawyer (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) probes the slaying of a sergeant (Adolph Caesar) from an all-black unit in 1944 Louisiana. 

  • Friday, February 1 at 9:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
  • Saturday, February 2 at 6:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
  • Saturday, February 23 at 8:00 pm on CPTV
  • Sunday, February 24 at 2:00 pm on CPTV

Carousel
A carnival barker (Gordon MacRae) finds a wife (Shirley Jones), dies in a robbery, and gets to return to Earth for one day to guide his teenage daughter.

  • Saturday, February 2 at 8:00 pm on CPTV
  • Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 pm on CPTV

Eyewitness
Pretending to know something about a murder, a janitor (William Hurt) seduces a TV newswoman (Sigourney Weaver) — but also becomes a target. 

  • Friday, February 8 at 9:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
  • Saturday, February 9 at 6:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
  • Saturday, February 16 at 9:00 pm on CPTV
  • Sunday, February 17 at 2:00 pm on CPTV

To Sir with Love
Unable to find employment in his field, an engineer (Sidney Poitier) accepts a teaching position in a tough East End London school. 

  • Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 pm on CPTV
  • Sunday, February 10 at 2:00 pm on CPTV
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