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Directed by Jessica Edwards

United States 2015 85 mins.

At age 75, soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staples Singers, are making the most vital music of her career. Featuring powerful live performances and conversations with friends and contemporaries including Bob Dylan, Prince, Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm, Jeff Tweedy, Chuck D, and more, Mavis! reveals the struggles, successes, and intimate stories of her journey. Through 60 years of performing across musical genres and through monumental societal shifts, Mavis has never forgotten the importance of family and her message of love and equality.