Latest honor for Sidney Poitier: A film school in his name
FILE - Actor Sidney Poitier arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles on March 2, 2014. Arizona State University has named its new film school after Poitier. The Sidney Poitier New American Film School will be unveiled at a ceremony on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. The Sidney Poitier New American Film School was unveiled at a virtual ceremony on Monday. Crow said that much like the broader university, the film school will measure success not by exclusivity but by inclusivity.