Mavis!

SYNOPSIS

MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her group, The Staple Singers. Featuring powerful live performances, rare archival footage, and conversations with friends and contemporaries, MAVIS! reveals the intimate stories of her journey. At 75, she’s making the most vital music of her career, winning Grammy awards, and reaching a new generation of fans. Her message of love and equality is needed now more than ever.

SCREENING INFORMATION
Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Town Hall Theater
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FILM INFORMATION

Length: 81 min
Language: English
Country: USA

CREDITS

Director: Jessica Edwards
Producer: Jessica Edwards, Rachel Mills

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