Daniel Petrie – American Film Institute
A RAISIN IN THE SUN film still of Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee

A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted by Lorraine Hansberry from her stage play of the same name and named by AFI among the most inspiring films of all time, A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961) chronicles the quintessentially American story of a struggling family combatting broken and deferred dreams. Directed by Daniel Petrie – who served as deputy Chair of...
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