Amazing Grace

G, 87 minutes

 

Opens April 26, 2019

A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album Amazing Grace at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. (2018, Sydney Pollack, USA, English, 87 mins, G)

“As a document of an iconic musician’s skills, the film is essential. But Amazing Grace is far more than that: Watching it is a transcendent, spine-tingling, uplifting, utterly joyous experience.” — Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR

“You don’t need to be a churchgoer to find “Amazing Grace” a soul-stirring, foot-stomping, hand-raising experience.” — Jon Bream, Minneapolis Star Tribune

“A concert documentary lost for decades in technical and legal wranglings but finally brought to the screen with every bead of sweat, every spangle, every soul-squeezing note intact.” — Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly


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