Dolemite Is My Name

Ottawa Premiere the Week of November 1st!

The real-life legend of Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

From the Sundance award winning director of Hustle & Flow, and the Golden Globe award winning writers of The People vs Larry Flynt, and Ed Wood!
Starring Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Rock, Craig Robinson, and Tituss Burgess!

“it’s uniquely gratifying to see Murphy take on the role of one of his wildest inspirations, Rudy Ray Moore…a celebration of Black creativity from one of comedy’s greatest entertainers.” (TIFF)

“hugely entertaining and joyously profane…is a splendid entertainment” (Time)

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
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