Cinema + Conversation: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Date & Time
Friday, December 18, 2020 7:00 pm
Location
Online
Event Type
After Five, Films, Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Cost
Free
About this Event

Produced in collaboration with NETFLIX, the Museum's Center for African American Media Arts hosts a discussion with the cast and creative team of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. This highly anticipated film adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning play, is produced by Denzel Washington, directed by George Wolfe, and features performances by Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, and Glynn Turman. .

Watch as Museum curators lead a conversation with director George C. Wolfe and cast members Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Dusan Brown, and Taylour Paige.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, image courtesy of Netflix

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