Rex Cinema: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Hollywood blockbuster and classic movies in an independent, 1920s-built cinema…
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom:Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable “Mother of the Blues”. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson’s play.
Runtime: 94mins Rating: 15A