Magazine article Screen International

Aretha Franklin Doc 'Amazing Grace' to Play AFI FEST

Magazine article Screen International

Aretha Franklin Doc 'Amazing Grace' to Play AFI FEST

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West Coast on long-lost film to take place November 15.

‘Amazing Grace’

Top brass at AFI FEST presented by Audi have added the Aretha Franklin documentary Amazing Grace to the line-up.

The film features Franklin’s renowned two-night performance at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles and will receive its West Coast premiere as a Special Screening on Thursday (15) at 8pm at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.

Warner Bros Records hired the late Sydney Pollack to film Franklin singing at a church service in Watts, South Central, on January 13 and 14, 1972. …

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