Mr. Soul!

  •   Melissa Haizlip
  •   United States
  •   Black Perspectives, Documentary, Spotlight: Women in Cinema
  •   Art/Film, Documentary, Music

Synopsis

The brainchild of pioneering producer Ellis Haizlip, SOUL! was the only national TV series made by and for African Americans. The groundbreaking program aired from 1968 to 1973 and featured a dazzling array of guests including Stevie Wonder and Maya Angelou. Mr. Soul! takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the show, chronicling its inception and its struggles to stay on the air. Turns out the revolution really was televised.

  •  115 minutes

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