Starts the Week of May 17th!
The late 2x Oscar winning director Sydney Pollack’s behind-the-scenes documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling album Amazing Grace finally sees the light of day more than four decades after the original footage was shot.
Image Awards: Outstanding Documentary award winner!
National Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Non-Fiction Fim nominee!
Black Reel Awards: Outstanding Documentary nominee!
5 Stars! “There’s an oceanic swell of euphoria and joy in this extraordinary film, effectively a rediscovered concert movie showing the creation of Aretha Franklin’s gospel LP, Amazing Grace” (The Guardian)
5 Stars! “the Queen of Soul’s 1972 gospel shows has taken decades to see the light of day — and it’s more than worth the wait” (Rolling Stone)
4/4 Stars! “What a gift this movie is…puts us in a room where something magical happened” (The Seattle Times)