“Sidney” will premiere in select theaters and globally on Apple TV+ on
September 23, 2022
Apple unveiled the trailer for the new documentary film “Sidney,” produced by Oprah Winfrey
From producer Oprah Winfrey and directed by Academy Award nominee 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.
Produced by Oprah Winfrey, and hailing from Harpo Productions and Network Entertainment, the documentary is directed by Reginald Hudlin and written by Jesse James Miller. Derik Murray also serves as producer. Terry Wood, Catherine Cyr, Brian Gersh, Paul Gertz, Reginald Hudlin, Joanna Shimkus Poitier, Anika Poitier and Barry Krost executive produce.
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Director: Reginald Hudlin
Writers: Jesse James Miller
Producers: Oprah Winfrey, Derik Murray
Executive Producers: Terry Wood, Catherine Cyr, Brian Gersh, Paul Gertz,
Reginald Hudlin, Joanna Shimkus Poitier, Anika Poitier, Barry Krost