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Lady Sings the Blues Film Still - Diana Ross

AFI Movie Club: LADY SINGS THE BLUES

Featuring Diana Ross in her Oscar®-nominated feature debut, LADY SINGS THE BLUES (1972) is an unflinching look at the life of legendary singer Billie Holiday – co-starring AFI Trustee Emeritus Billy Dee Williams as Holiday’s husband. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream LADY SINGS THE BLUES LADY SINGS THE BLUES - Reelgood...
Stir Crazy Film Still - Sidney Poitier and Richard Pryor

AFI Movie Club Tribute to Sidney Poitier: STIR CRAZY

STIR CRAZY was directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree and former co-chairman of the AFI Board of Trustees Sidney Poitier, who broke new ground with this picture by helming the first movie by a Black director to gross over $100 million. STIR CRAZY was also the first film directed by Poitier in which he did not play a starring role,...
Stir Crazy Film Still - Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor

AFI Movie Club: STIR CRAZY

STIR CRAZY was directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree and former co-chairman of the AFI Board of Trustees Sidney Poitier, who broke new ground with this picture by helming the first movie by a Black director to gross over $100 million. STIR CRAZY was also the first film directed by Poitier in which he did not play a starring role,...
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