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Director George C. Wolfe scored another artistic triumph, this time for LGBTQ people everywhere

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George C. Wolfe just scored another, this time for LGBTQ people everywhere.Last year, his film adaptation of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom became a major critical hit, scoring five Academy Award nominations, including nods for Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman.

It also brought to light the story of the real-life blues singer Ma Rainey, an openly bisexual Black woman, and a bonafide star of her day.Adapting the story posed a monumental challenge for Wolfe, in particular, because it focused on a near-forgotten singer in Ma Rainey.

In a conversation with Awards Daily, he also addressed the issue of queer erasure, and why he feels compelled to return to those themes.“Because we don’t know these stories and it’s a shame because in stories and.

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