AMAZING GRACE + WATTSTAX

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Showings

Castro Theatre Sun, Sep 15 4:30 PM
Castro Theatre Sun, Sep 15 6:10 PM

Description

AMAZING GRACE -4:30, 8:00- In January 1972, Aretha Franklin gave two days of gospel performances at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, recording what would become her bestselling album, Amazing Grace. + WATTSTAX -6:10- Organized by Stax Records to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Watts riots, the 1972 Wattstax festival was the biggest soul concert ever and an unprecedented event for the Los Angeles African-American community. *DOUBLE FEATURE: ONE TICKET IS GOOD FOR BOTH FILMS!*