Mr. SOUL!

  • Full Film (1:25:56) | IN Inspirational
    Premiere: 2/22/2021 | Available until 3/24/2021

Premiering in 1968, SOUL! was the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public television, merging artists from the margins with post-Civil Rights Black radical thought. Mr. SOUL! delves into this critical moment in television history, as well as the man—Ellis Haizlip— who guided it, through participants’ recollections and archival footage, highlighting a turning point in representation whose impact continues to resonate to this day.

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