The never before seen movie featuring Aretha Franklin recording the most successful gospel album of all time, Amazing Grace, with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles. Amazing Grace is crafted from never before seen footage originally captured in 1972.
Directors: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack
Cast: Aretha Franklin, Reverend James Cleveland, Southern California Community Choir, Alexander Hamilton.
What the critics are saying:
"Brilliantly capturing a remarkable performer near the peak of her prodigious power, Amazing Grace is a thrilling must-watch documentary for Aretha Franklin fans." - Certified Fresh, Rotten Tomatoes
"I felt wrung out at the end of this film. How incredible must it have been for those who were there in person." - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"This is a film that revels in a titanic talent, and the details that an audio recording can never pick up. The close-ups are wonderfully intimate." - Ed Potton, Times (UK)
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Seniors, Students and Active Military: $9.50
Children 12 and under: $8.00
Sunday Bargain Prices:
Children 12 and under: $7.50
Add $2.00 to the above prices for 3D screenings
All prices include a $1.50 Preservation Fee that goes directly into our capital account for preservation of the Lincoln Theatre and its programs.
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