Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

Documentary showing the legendary guitarist in top form at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival before the largest US audience of his career.

The film features colour 16mm multi-camera footage of Hendrix's July 4, 1970 concert in its original performance sequence together with a documentary that traces his journey to the festival amidst civil rights unrest, the Vietnam War, and burgeoning festival culture.

2019Rating: M, Drug use, offensive language & nudity89 minsUSA
DocumentaryMusic
Director:
John McDermott (feature debut)
Cast:
Jimi Hendrix

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Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church / Reviews

New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Hendrix performances aren't exactly rare. There must be a hundred albums of concerts and studio outtakes. That doesn't make this set any less powerful, and it has the added poignance of being his last major show before his death just 10 weeks later.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Provides further evidence, not that any was necessary, of the legendary performer's magnetism and musical virtuosity.

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