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Bessie Smith: HBO Films

Written and directed by Dee Rees, “Bessie” follows the life and times of legendary “Empress of the Blues” Bessie Smith (played by Queen Latifah).”Bessie” also stars Mo’Nique, Khandi Alexander, Charles S. Dutton, Mike Epps and Tika Sumpter.

The biopic will premiere on HBO on Saturday, May 16, 2015. For more info, visit BessietheMovie.com.