Oprah Winfrey Honoring legends.
sydneyA documentary detailing the life and legacy of Sidney Poitier, is officially on its way to our screens.And on Sept. 23, producers posted her a powerful teaser for the documentary instagram pagewhich offers a glimpse into the world of the iconic actor and the impact he had on Hollywood and the black community.
The promotion opens with a prolific pair of actors. raisins in the sun actor. first, Denzel Washington“He had big shoulders, he was given big shoulders, but he had to carry a lot of weight. morgan freeman “For all of my formative years, I was focused on that light.”
Spike Lee Then declare, “It’s not easy to be first.”
In 1964, the Hollywood legend became the first black actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. This milestone paved the way for other black performers to follow. Halle Berrywho became First black woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress 2002.
of monster ball The actress, who is also part of Tribute, said in the trailer, “It was the first time I’d seen a black man claim his power. Music and film producer. Quincy Jones Adds, “Bam! It’s never happened on screen before.”
former president barack obama “Poitier once called the purpose of driving to make himself a better person, and made us all a little bit better in the process,” he said.
And it wasn’t just the actor who felt that emotion, but the singer as well. Lenny Kravitz Before Oprah finished her teaser, she added, “He came to this earth to move it,” adding, “Biggest box office hit, black man, 1967, 68,” and the whole country turned around him. It is swirling in
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