Amazing Grace

A captivating musical documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

About Amazing Grace—The Album
By 1971, Aretha Franklin was known as the Queen of Soul. In the culmination of five years of charttopping hits, she and her producer, Jerry Wexler of Atlantic Records, decided her next recording would take her back to the music of her youth, to the world of American Gospel music. Amazing Grace was not intended as a swan song, but it would turn out to be an elegiac moment in American musical history as well as as a salute to the gospel heritage that had transformed American music in the 1960s.

Directed by Sydney Pollack
RunTime: 87 minutes
Rated G

 

Show Times

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
  • Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, April 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 11:00am
  • Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
Rated G

Tickets

$9 general admission
$7 for members and students w/ valid i.d.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Konkel Family Welcome Center, online, or by calling 207-775-6148.

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