|Fri 24th May||7.45pm|
|Sat 25th May||7.45pm|
|Sun 26th May||5.00pm|
|Mon 27th May||7.45pm|
|Tues 28th May||7.45pm|
|Weds 29th May||7.45pm|
|Thurs 30th May||10.30am|
Due to a distributor error there will be no subtitled screening on Tues 28th May. We apologise for any inconvenience caused
Dir: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack | USA | 2018 | 87 mins
For two nights in 1972, Aretha Franklin went back to her roots to perform in a Los Angeles Baptist church. The recordings became ‘Amazing Grace’, her most successful album and still the top-selling gospel record of all time; but the accompanying footage (shot by the late Sydney Pollack) has never before been shown on screen – and it’s a revelation, even to those familiar with her extraordinary talent. In a spare, stripped back setting, Franklin and her audience commune spiritually, soulfully and emotionally via nothing but the transcendent power of her phenomenal, awe-inspiring voice. Unmissable.
“A spine-tingling sensation” The Guardian
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