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Info: WATTSTAX

WATTSTAX (R)
1 hrs, 43 mins
RELEASE:
02/04/1973
CAST:
Richard Pryor, Jesse Jackson, Melvin Van Peebles, Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Albert King
DIRECTOR:
Mel Stuart

TICKETS / Los Angeles / Nuart Theatre

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Highlights of the L.A. Coliseum concert known as "The Black Woodstock" make up the acclaimed 1973 documentary Wattstax, now restored with Dolby Digital sound and two additional numbers by Isaac Hayes: "Theme from Shaft" and "Soulsville." Live performances by The Staple Singers, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Johnnie Taylor, Luther Ingram, The Bar-Kays, The Emotions, Little Milton and Albert King are interspersed with interviews of black Angelenos discussing their lives, and comedy bits by Richard Pryor.

 

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