A long-awaited Aretha Franklin documentary will premiere in New York City – 46 years after being filmed.
Amazing Grace was shot by director Sydney Pollack in 1972, but it spent decades in an unedited form.
Years of legal complications followed, and now it will finally debut at the DOC NYC festival on 12 November, with the support of the singer’s estate.
The “queen of soul” – known for hits like Respect and Think – died of cancer in August, aged 76.
The film Amazing Grace was only finished in 2011 because of technical problems.
After that, Franklin and her lawyers blocked the film’s release repeatedly, once suing producer Alan Elliot for using her likeness without her permission. Read more