Viola Davis on Ma Rainey and Playing the Mother of Blues

InStyles December cover star is the talented Viola Davis, whose list of accolades include an Academy Award, Emmy Award and two Tony Awards. In this video, she introduces her new film, Ma Raineys Black Bottom and shares the inspiration for playing the legendary blues musician and discusses the importance of telling her story.

In her December Cover Story, Viola Davis discusses what attracted her to the role of Ma Rainey, how shes handling quarantine and the power of authenticity.

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