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Wattstax

1973 Rated R 1hr 43m

Seven years after the Watts section of Los Angeles ignited in a violent burst of racial tension in August 1965, director Mel Stuart took the pulse of the city by revisiting the issues that led to the devastation. His main stop: The Watts Summer Festival held in 1972 at the L.A. Coliseum, where comedian Richard Pryor joined an illustrious list of entertainers such as Isaac Hayes, the Dramatics and Luther Ingram, who gathered to remember the riots.

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Movie Details

Ratings
R
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.0

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast commentary; featurettes; alternate ending.