|01||The Idyll||20010723||Sidney Poitier's autobiography, in five parts.|
Poitier grew up on a tiny island, far from ideas about race.
|02||Departures||20010724||Poitier's parents are tomato farmers, but because of an American embargo on Bahamian tomatoes, they are forced to leave their home and move to Nassau.|
Here they are confronted with poverty and, as a teenager, Sidney is jailed for stealing corn.
|03||The Time Of Ashes||20010725||Poitier's painful confrontation with Harlem, where he slept on rooftops, worked in kitchens and was once shot in the leg in a race riot.|
|04||Life In Black And White||20010726||Now a Hollywood leading man, Poitier's success transcends race - putting him in a unique position, and an isolated one.|
|05 LAST||Why Do White Folks Love Sidney Poitier So?||20010727||Poitier is awarded an Oscar, is a box-office draw and makes some of the greatest movies of his career.|
But he knows, before anyone else does, that his time as a leading man is coming to an end.