Indie Lens presents Mr. SOUL! National Screening

Streaming 2/19 |  3:00-4:30pm PT | Tickets FREE 

Dir. Melissa Haizlip | 2018 | 104 min

USA | in English

Before Oprah and Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! From 1968 into 1973, the public television variety show SOUL! offered an unfiltered, uncompromising celebration of Black literature, poetry, music, and politics, capturing a critical moment in culture whose impact continues to resonate today.

Join audiences nationwide on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 6:00 pm ET, for a virtual Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of Mr. SOUL!, featuring a poetry reading by Tongo Eisen-Martin (San Francisco Poet Laureate) and a panel discussion with Melissa Haizlip (Producer, Writer, Director, Mr. SOUL!) and Eisen-Martin, moderated by Denise A. Greene (Director of Program Initiatives, Black Public Media).