Cinema + Conversation: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Starting on December 18, 2020

 Cinema & Conversation:


Ma Rainey's Black Bottom


 Friday, December 18, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm




Produced in collaboration with NETFLIX the NMAAHC Center for African American Media Arts will host of discussion among the cast and creative team of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (link is external) featuring performances by Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, and Glynn Turman. A highly anticipated adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning play, the film is produced by Denzel Washington and directed by George Wolfe. (Film Synopsis (link is external) and Trailer (link is external))

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