Wattstax

Wattstax
Wattstax
  • NR
  • 1h 43m
  • 1973
Fresh86%
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Featuring highlights of a seven-hour concert for an audience of over 100,000 people at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the summer of 1972, along with on-the-street interviews and comedian Richard Pryor at his peak, this amazing documentary film celebrates a mammoth musical event, the seventh annual Watts Summer Festival. Performances include: "Theme from Shaft" and "Soulsville" by Isaac Hayes; The Dramatics' "What You See Is What You Get"; "If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don't Want To Be Right" by Luther Ingram; "Respect Yourself" sung by The Staple Singers; "Breakdown" and "Funky Chicken" by Rufus Thomas; The Emotions' "Peace Be Still"; "I'll Sing The Blues For You" by Albert King; and many more.
© 1973 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh86%
Reviews
EmanuelLevy.Com
Emanuel Levy
Rotten

June 21, 2017
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Carol Cling
Fresh

Soul providers light up the stage.

June 21, 2017
Movie Mom
Nell Minow
Fresh

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Documentary, Comedy
  • Release Date:February 4, 1973
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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