“Transcendent… spine-tingling… breathtaking… It’s very existence is a miracle.” – The New Yorker
Amazing Grace is the never-before-seen music documentary capturing Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, as she records the most successful gospel album of all time, Amazing Grace with James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir.
Recorded at The New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. Amazing Grace is crafted from never-before-seen footage that captures an elegiac moment in American musical history whilst saluting the get-up-on-your-feet gospel heritage that transformed American music in the 1960s. In cinemas from August 29
“The effect is ecstatic: she sounds like the holiest of trumpets, with every note piercingly bright yet soft as velvet.” – Variety
“Everybody deserves to have Aretha Franklin Take them to the moon… Don’t bother with tissues. Bring a towel.” – The New York Times
“It will make you feel as if you’ve seen the face of God.” – Rolling Stone
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