It may not last more than a handful of weeks, but what it lacks in duration, it makes up for in aesthetics: A National Mall setting with the Capitol dome for a backdrop. "In the Heat of the Night" is the first of four films to be shown on consecutive Mondays at dusk.
July 25: "In the Heat of the Night"
Aug. 1: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
Aug. 8: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
Aug. 15: "Cool Hand Luke"