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Oprah on Sidney Poitier, the most “extraordinary” person she’s ever known

Oprah Winfrey, director Reginald Hudlin and three of Sidney Poitier’s daughters sit down with “CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King to talk about a new revealing documentary, “Sidney.” They reflect on Poitier’s impact on their personal lives and honor his legacy as an iconic actor and filmmaker.

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TIFF Highlights

My latest documentary, SIDNEY, had a glowing premiere at Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month! It felt amazing to honor Mr. Poitier after years of hard work with my collaborator, Oprah Winfrey.

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Poitras, Poitier & ‘Patrick’: TIFF’s Documentary Premieres Throw Awards Race Into Focus

Adam Benzine | Deadline The Oscar race came into sharper focus at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, with actors like Brendan Fraser and Michelle Yeoh cementing their lead contender status, and big-budget studio efforts like The Fablemans and Glass Onion premiering to raves. The fall superfecta – Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York –…

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‘Sidney’: Toronto Film Festival Review And Interview With Oprah Winfrey And Reginald Hudlin

Pete Hammond | Deadline The great acting legend Sidney Poitier died in January at age 94. He did not live to see the thrilling new documentary on his life and career, Sidney, which had its world premiere Saturday night at the Toronto Film Festival. However, it had its blessing, and that of his family, for a…

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Watch ‘Sidney’ Trailer, Documentary On Late Film Legend Sidney Poitier Produced by Oprah Winfrey

Matthew Carey | Deadline Apple TV+ has dropped a trailer for Sidney, the Oprah Winfrey-produced documentary on screen giant Sidney Poitier. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin directed the documentary, which debuts in theaters and on Apple TV+ on September 23. It examines one of the most important figures in the history of…

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Poitier doc “Sidney,” “Moonage Daydream” among announced TIFF titles 

Andrew Tracy | Real Screen Director Reginald Hudlin’s portrait of the late Hollywood legend Sidney Poitier was a highlight among the non-fiction titles included in the Galas and Special Presentations lineups for the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, which were revealed on Thursday (July 28). First announced in January as part of Apple…

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