January 7, 2022
Sidney Poitier Remembered
Sidney Poitier will forever stand at the very foundation of the American Film Institute – and the art form itself. Artist and activist – a leader and a light – he was and will remain an inspiration to all who dream of a greater tomorrow. A pioneer who touched the hearts and minds of generations...
July 16, 2020
AFI Movie Club: THE DEFIANT ONES
THE DEFIANT ONES was included on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films ever to grace the silver screen – and star Sidney Poitier received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1992. In this exclusive AFI Archive video, Sidney Poitier talks about making THE DEFIANT ONES: Movie Trivia about THE DEFIANT ONES…
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