Gospel / soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples has been thrilling her fans for over 60 years, performing with her family as The Staple Singers, and later as a solo artist.
“A spirited and captivating bio-doc that richly deserves the exclamation point in its title.” – Variety
From the freedom songs of the ’60s and hits like “I’ll Take You There” in the ’70s, to funked-up collaborations with Prince and her recent albums with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, Mavis has stayed true to her roots, kept her family close, and inspired millions along the way.
Mavis! tells her story and captures her irrepressible zest for music, performing and life.