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This Amazing Nike Ad Will Bring a Tear to Any Runner's Eye

Anyone who has run a half or full marathon will tell you there's nothing easy about the process. It's one hell of a mental and physical struggle, and this amazing Nike ad just gets it. Between the Aretha Franklin music, those crushed...Show More Summary

Aretha Franklin Hit on Social Media for Philly Performance for Pope  

During the final leg of his whirlwind trip to the United States, Pope Francis was treated to a serenade Saturday evening by none other than Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul.

Celebrating families, and the pope, in Philly

By Seth T. Gonzales PHILADELPHIA — A host of performers, including actor Mark Wahlberg, comedian Jim Gaffigan and musical artists Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, Juanes and The Fray entertained pilgrims young and old from across the world gathered on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in downtown Philadelphia for the Festival of Families. On Sept. 9, organizers […]

Aretha Franklin Lawsuit: Producer Agrees Not To Screen 'Amazing Grace'

Alan Elliott, producer of the documentary “Amazing Grace,” has agreed not to hold screenings of the film or show footage of a 1972 Aretha Franklin concert for 30 days, after the singer sued after he showed the movie to prospective buyers at the Toronto Film Festival. Show More Summary

Philly is SOLD OUT for Jim Gaffigan Show–Even Pope Francis will be there!

Ok, so maybe Gaffigan isn’t the main attraction. Or Mark Wahlberg, Aretha Franklin, or Andrea Bocelli. The Catholic comedian explained to Conan O’Brien last night how he got booked to perform stand-up before a million or so pilgrims and one Roman Pontiff (brief language warning–someone uses the A-word): Kidding aside, there’s something noteworthy here. While […]

Newswire: Aretha Franklin drops part of her Amazing Grace lawsuit

Over the last few days, fans of unreleased footage of people singing soul music and fans of litigation related to unreleased footage of people singing soul music have been on the edge of their seats thanks to Aretha Franklin and a lawsuit...Show More Summary

Aretha Franklin Drops ‘Amazing Grace’ Lawsuit Against Telluride

EXCLUSIVE: The Colorado mountain high film festival is over and so is the Queen of Soul's copyright infringement action against them over Amazing Grace.  "The 2015 Telluride Film Festival has concluded, and as a result of this Court's...Show More Summary

Jill Scott Holds Herself Accountable For Her Own Joy In 'Woman'

'Jill Scott's fifth studio album Woman draws on influences from the Beach Boys and Aretha Franklin — and much self-reflection. "I've been doing a lot of stewing," she says. "I've been making stews out of music." -- +NPR Music

'Amazing Grace' Bidding War Erupts, Aretha Franklin Lawsuit Could Be Resolved

Buyers who attended a private screening of the Aretha Franklin documentary “Amazing Grace” on Saturday were told that the litigation between its producers and the legendary artist could soon by resolved, opening the field to a heated bidding war at the Toronto Film Festival, Variety has learned. Show More Summary

Can Netflix and Amazon Rescue a Weak TIFF Market?

"I’ve never seen it so quiet," said one distributor, as the two are said to mull the Amber Heard starrer 'London Fields,' Michael Moore's 'Where to Invade Next' and the controversial Aretha Franklin doc 'Amazing Grace.' read more

Aretha Franklin Blasts Toronto Buyers Screening Of ‘Amazing Grace’

The Queen of Soul has struck again to stop the Amazing Grace documentary from being shown or sold. Just one day after a private screening for potential buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival, Aretha Franklin today filed an...Show More Summary

Newswire: The people behind that Aretha Franklin documentary are screening it for buyers in secret

A few days ago, we reported that Aretha Franklin had filed a lawsuit to prevent the release of Amazing Grace, a documentary about her that had apparently been cobbled together from footage that Sydney Pollack shot in the ‘70s. Franklin...Show More Summary

Aretha Franklin forces documentary out of film festivals

Fantastic Grace documents the making of the Queen of Soul’s hit 1972 live album of the same name, which she recorded at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. “What have you heard?” and “What do you know?” echoed through a Toronto tavern Wednesday evening, as it quickly filled up with movie studio

Winged Singer Takes Flight With Aretha Franklin Cover on The X Factor UK 2015 (VIDEO)

Winged Italian singer Papasidero delivered an insane performance of Aretha Franklin’s "Respect" on The X Factor UK 2015! Watch the performance video here:

Aretha Franklin Blocks Showing Of Documentary At Toronto And Telluride Festivals

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Amazing Grace offers an unfiltered look a 1972 gospel concert Franklin gave at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Footage was initially shot by the late Sydney Pollack for Warner Bros. … At issue is whether Franklin has veto power over use of the footage. … [She] is seeking a deal before the film is […]

Aretha Franklin documentary withdrawn from Toronto Film Fest

The film “Amazing Grace” has got attention after Judge John Kane gave a restraining order against the movie being screened at the Telluride Film Festival, due to Aretha Franklin’s complaint in Colorado court. Pollack didn’t sync the sound but struck an agreement with Franklin not to use the footage without her consent. Elliott undertook the

Colorado Judge Ignores First Amendment, Allows Prior Restraint In Banning Aretha Franklin Film

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Late last week, singer Aretha Franklin succeeded in convincing a judge in Colorado to stop the Telluride Film Festival from screening the documentary Amazing Grace -- a concert film shot by Sydney Pollack that was actually filmed back in 1972, but was never shown. Show More Summary

5 Blocked Movies That Became Easily Available Thanks to the Internet

Aretha Franklin has pulled the documentary Amazing Grace from film festivals but it's sure to one day wind up free online, like these other movies.

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