Mavis!

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Mavis! is a documentary film about musician and civil rights activist Mavis Staples, directed by Jessica Edwards. The film premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March, 2015, and was acquired for US broadcast by HBO.
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Mavis! is a documentary film about musician and civil rights activist Mavis Staples, directed by Jessica Edwards. The film premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March, 2015, and was acquired for US broadcast by HBO.

Original Release

02/08/2016

Cast

Mavis Staples Herself / Self
Adam Ayres Himself / Self - Mavis Staples' Tour Manager
Gene Barge Himself / Self
Al Bell Himself / Self - Producer and Record Executive, Stax Records
Julian Bond Himself / Self - Civil Rights Activist, SNCC and NAACP
Steve Cropper Himself / Self
Bob Dylan Himself / Self
Anthony Heilbut Himself / Self
Levon Helm Himself / Self
Sharon Jones Herself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jessica Edwards

Writers

Jessica Edwards

Cast

Mavis Staples Herself / Self
Adam Ayres Himself / Self - Mavis Staples' Tour Manager
Gene Barge Himself / Self
Al Bell Himself / Self - Producer and Record Executive, Stax Records
Julian Bond Himself / Self - Civil Rights Activist, SNCC and NAACP
Steve Cropper Himself / Self
Bob Dylan Himself / Self
Anthony Heilbut Himself / Self
Levon Helm Himself / Self
Sharon Jones Herself / Self
Greg Kot Himself / Self - Author of 'I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era'
Prince Self / Himself (archive footage)
Bonnie Raitt Herself / Self
Marty Stuart Himself / Self
Jeff Tweedy Himself / Self
Spencer Tweedy Himself / Self
George Wein Himself / Self
Donny Gerrard Self
Stephen Hodges Self - Mavis Staples' Drummer
Rick Holmstrom Self - Mavis Staples' Guitarist

Producers

Gary Hustwit Executive Producer
Jessica Edwards Producer
Rachel Mills Producer

Editors

Amy Foote

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