USA | 2022 | 106 min. | Reginald Hudlin

September 23 - 29, 2022

This sweeping documentary portrait of the late, great Sidney Poitier surveys his films, life story, and litany of accomplishments as an artist and activist who forever changed what it means to be Black in America.

Please note: The Sidney Poitier Film Talks series passes do not apply to SIFF's screening of Sidney.

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.

  • Director: Reginald Hudlin
  • Principal Cast: Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, Spike Lee
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2022
  • Running Time: 106 min.
  • Producer: Derik Murray
  • Screenplay: Jesse James Miller
  • US Distributor: Apple