Available on Prime Video, Hulu, Max
In this HBO Films premiere, Queen Latifah stars as the legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, the Empress of the Blues, in a vivid portrait of a tenacious spirit whose immense talent and love for music, despite the difficulties, took her out of anonymity and turned her into one of the most successful and influential artists of the 20th century.
Starring Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander
Director Dee Rees