Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO Films presentation. With a story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Bessie Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The Empress of the Blues,” who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920's and is an enduring icon today.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: Bessie Aired: May. 16, 2015
Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO Films presentation, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees from a …
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