“Sidney” – a documentary produced by Oprah Winfrey and directed by Academy Award nominee Reginald Hudlin is set to premiere globally on Apple TV+ on September 23, 2022.
Based on the life of Sidney Poitier, the documentary honors the legendary actor and his legacy as an iconic 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.
The film is 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 as executive producers.