Amazing Grace

Director: Alan Elliot Sydney Pollack
Starring: Aretha Franklin, The Southern California Community Choir, Reverend James Cleveland
Duration: 88 min

Witness the queen of soul as you’ve never seen her before. A spine-tingling performance from Aretha Franklin, returning to her gospel roots after many years, is the subject of this powerful new concert film, which captures a two-night recording session in a Los Angeles Baptist church in January 1972. The resulting live album would go on to become the most successful gospel record of all time – ‘Amazing Grace’.

“Franklin singing gospel in a badly lit church with rows of cheap movie theatre seats filled with ecstatic fans is a balm for the spirit, and something that needs to be seen.” - Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian

8.1/10 7 ratings.

General admission screenings

Mon 20th May
13.20 20.30
Tue 21st May
13.10 17.50
Wed 22nd May
Thu 23rd May

Club and Group screenings

Tue 21st May 11.00 Big Scream: Exclusively for parents or carers with babies under the age of one.

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