In 1972, filmmaker Sydney Pollack and crew filmed Aretha Franklin’s gospel performances at the New Bethel Baptist Church in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. This new concert film features never-before-seen footage of the live recordings that became Franklin’s iconic, best-selling album Amazing Grace.
“How sweet the sound, indeed.” —Los Angeles Times
“It will make you feel as if you’ve seen the face of God.” —Rolling Stone
“Glorious . . . Don’t bother with tissues. Bring a towel.” —New York Times
“A transcendent, spine-tingling, uplifting, utterly joyous experience.” —NPR