Amalgamated Movies Non-Theatrical Film Distributors

Wattstax (1973, U.S.A.)

Studio: Sony/ Columbia/ TriStar

Rating: M

Running time: 98 minutes

Available Format: 35mm, DVD

This is a selection from a non-stop 7-hour musical event at Watts, the Los Angeles Coliseum on August 20, 1972.

It’s like Woodstock, but with black artists such as Dramatics, Staple Singers, Rance Allen Group, Emotions, Bar Kays, Mel & Tim.  Richard Pryor and Isaac Hayes also feature in this soul concert hosted by Stax Records.

We have a 35mm film print available and it’s in mint condition.  It’s available on DVD but we have no copies in stock.