Aretha Franklin earned some R-E-S-P-E-C-T in a federal courtroom on Friday, convincing a judge to prevent the Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 concert of hers without the Queen of Soul’s written consent.

The 72-year-old singer testified via speakerphone from Detroit and said she’s fought for years to prevent the screening of the movie, titled Amazing Grace, which tells the story of the musical icon recording a gospel album of the same name live in a Los Angeles-area church. She was aghast to discover Wednesday that the festival announced it would show the movie three times, with the first showing only a few hours before she spoke in court.

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