Oprah Winfrey to produce Sidney Poitier documentary for Apple

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New York Daily News

Oprah Winfrey is helping to keep the legacy of Sidney Poitier alive. Following the Hollywood historymaker’s death on Thursday night at the age of 94, Apple reportedly has a documentary about him on deck with Winfrey executive-producing and Reginald Hudlin serving as director. The project, according to Variety, has been in production for more than a year. The yet-to-be-titled film, an Apple Original Films release, will provide an in-depth examination of Poitier’s life that includes the participation of his family. In 1964, Poitier became the first Black man to win an Academy Award for best acto…

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