Mr. SOUL! A Film by Ellis Haizlip
Join legendary Black artists, singers, poets, dancers, leaders musicians including Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Nikki Giovanni, James Baldwin, Cicely Tyson, Harry Belafonte, Muhammad Ali, The Last Poets, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sidney Poitier, Mavis Staples, Black Ivory, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Maya Angelou, Billy Preston, Toni Morrison, Bill Withers, Sonia Sanchez, Wilson Pickett, Kool & the Gang, Roberta Flack, Kathleen Cleaver, Amiri Baraka, Carmen de Lavallade, George Faison, Melba Moore, Max Roach, and a 16-year-old Arsenio Hall in this incredible film highlighting ELLIS HAIZLIP – host of the first national Black variety show on television from 1968-1973 appropriately titled SOUL! Political, outspoken and openly gay, Ellis made sure the ‘revolution was televised’ and beamed into American households on a weekly basis on PBS.