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Wattstax [30th Anniversary Special Edition] [DVD] [English] [1972]

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Overview

Special Features

  • Audio and video commentaries by rap activist/musicologist Chuck D and music historian Rob Bowman
  • Audio commentary by Isaac Hayes, director Mel Stuart, executive producer Al Bell, and others
  • Rolling Down a Mountain: Isaac Hayes performs the original 1973 version's finale
  • Complete Albert King performance of I'll Play the Blues for You
  • Original 1973 and special-edition 2003 trailers
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Wattstax
This is a filmed documentary of a black music festival held on August 20, 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, sponsored by Stax Records and Schlitz Beer. The L.A./Watts riots demonstrated the community's urgent needs to the black show-business community. All the proceeds from the concert and this movie went to charity. Among the better-known performers were Isaac Hayes, The Emotions, The Staple Singers, Little Milton and Luther Ingram. Richard Pryor, at the peak of his form, hosts and provides scatological and satiric comic relief. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Isaac Hayes
    Isaac Hayes
  • Richard Pryor
    Richard Pryor
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    Rufus Thomas
  • Image coming soon
    Kim Weston
  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson
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