Synopsis: “Bessie” is the story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s & 1930s.
Starring: Queen Latifah, Michael K. Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton, & Mo’Nique
Writers: Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois (teleplay) | Horton Foote (story) | Dee Rees
Director: Dee Rees
Release Date: May 16, 2015
Copyright: © 2015 Flavor Unit Entertainment/The Zanuck Company/HBO Films