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Jul 29 2021
SOUL! Man: New Doc Captures The Spirit Of PBS's SOUL! & The Man Who Made It Comments (0)

Mr-soul-hbo-max-documentary-boycultureHaizlip died  of cancer in 1991 at 61. (Image via video still)

I love documentaries, and Mr. SOUL! — a doc on the revolutionary PBS show SOUL! hosted by Ellis Haizlip — looks like a can't-miss.

Haizlip was a true trailblazer, committing to putting the full range of Black people on TV, from crazy to culture-rattling to cute to artistically genius.

Now, Haizlip, who was also gay, is being memorialized by his niece, filmmaker Melissa Haizlip. Trailer to follow ...