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Watch the MVFF Tribute Conversation Viola Davis, recipient of the 2020 Actor of the Year Mind the Gap Award, with special guest MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM director George C. Wolfe.

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between blues singer Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable “Mother of the Blues”. Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play. In English. Rated R for language, some sexual content, and brief violence. Director: George C. Wolfe (US 2020) 93 min.

OPENING DECEMBER 4

$12.50 General  |  $9. Senior • Youth • Matinée  |  $7 CFI Members