• Bessie (2015)

Bessie

Release Date: 2015

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Blues singer Bessie Smith (Queen Latifah) rises to fame in the 1920s to become a musical legend.

Cast: Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg

Director: Dee Rees

Genres: Music , Docudrama , Biography

Production Co: HBO Films

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special
Winner Outstanding Television Movie
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special