Nationality and footage:
United States, 1972, 87 minutes
In 1972, Aretha Franklin performed for two days giving a gospel concert at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, recording what would become her best-selling album, «Amazing Grace». The sessions were filmed by Sydney Pollack, but the material did not see the light of day until almost 5 decades later.
Direction: Sidney Pollack and Allan Elliot
Artist: Aretha Franklin, Reverend James Cleveland, Alexander Hamilton (choir director), Cornell Dupree (guitar), Kenny Luper (organ), Poncho Morales (percussion), Bernard Purdie (drums), The Southers California Community Choir
- It premiered in 2019 at the Berlinale
- Documenta Madrid 2020