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Bessie (Film Series)
December 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Bessie” (2015) tells the life story of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, focusing on her transformation from a struggling young artist into “The Empress of the Blues.” Queen Latifah stars as Bessie Smith.
December’s film is part of the “Storytelling through Vinyl & Film” series, which is a partnership between the East Side Freedom Library and A Greener Read Used Book Store.
We begin by listening to music at 5PM at A Greener Read Used Bookstore, 506 Kenny Road.
The film will be screened afterwards at 7PM at the East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St.