From producer Oprah Winfrey and directed by Reginald Hudlin, this revealing documentary honors the legendary Sidney Poitier and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker, and activist at the center of Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement.
Featuring candid interviews with Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, Lenny Kravitz, Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee, and many more, the film is also produced by Derik Murray, in close collaboration with the Poitier family.
Apple celebrated the LA premiere of “Sidney” at The Academy Museum in Los Angeles. Talent on the red carpet included Oprah Winfrey (Producer), Reginald Hudlin (Director/Executive Producer), Derik Murray (Producer), Terry Wood (Executive Producer), Catherine Cyr (Executive Producer) Barry Krost(Executive Producer), and Poitier’s daughters Beverly Poitier-Henderson, Anika Poitier, Pamela Poitier, Sherri Poitier, and Sydney Poitier.
Additional attendees included Cher, Sheryl Lee Ralph, David Oyelowo, Loretta Devine, Colman Domingo, Dennis Haysbert, and more!
The highly anticipated documentary, “Sidney”, will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on September 23, 2022.