(2018, dir, Melissa Haizlip and Sam Pollard) 104 minutes. Shoes in the Bed Productions. Educational streaming. Available from Film Platform. CC. An inspiring documentary that follows the groundbreaking PBS television program “Soul!” and its pioneering creator Ellis Haizlip. Airing in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement, “Soul!” was revolutionary era programming that from 1969 until 1973 depicted Black artistry and life in a way not yet seen on television. Mr. Soul! is a celebration of and an ode to Blackness.


Awards Won

Title Year
Notable Films for Adults
Notable Films for Adults is a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.
2022 - Winner(s)