Bob Marley

Filmmaker Interview – Jeremy Marre

AMERICAN MASTERS interviewed Rebel Music director Jeremy Marre about how his Bob Marley documentary came to be. Here are his answers. Q: What got you interested in this project? Any past projects that led you to Marley? Marre Back in the mid ’70s, I made a film called ‘British Reggae’ about the Jamaican musicians who’d […]

Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light

Filmmaker Interview – Lee Grant

Lee Grant, Director of AMERICAN MASTERS SIDNEY POITIER: ONE BRIGHT LIGHT, acted with Poitier at the pinnacle of his popularity, in 1969’s groundbreaking film IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT. Grant: “The performances in IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT went way beyond the screenplay. Sidney and Rod Steiger found a chemistry in each other […]

Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light