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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
George C. Wolfe
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Rated R / Narrative / 1 hour, 34 minutes
Special advanced preview of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom -you’ll want to catch this one on the big screen especially considering its amazing soundtrack.
Synopsis: Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable “Mother of the Blues”. Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play.
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