OPENS FRIDAY, MAY 17
A documentary presenting the two day live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album Amazing Grace at The New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. Originally filmed by director Sydney Pollack, technical issues kept the film's picture of audio from being synchronized properly. Completed using modern technology by Alan Elliot in 2008 following Pollack's death, it wasn't until after Aretha Franklin's death in 2018 that the Franklin family granted permission to release this extraordinary moment in musical history.
Running time: 1 hr 29 min
Director: Allan Elliot, Sydney Pollack