The Resource Mavis!, director, Jessica Edwards; producer, Jessica Edwards; producer, Rachel Mills; writer, Jessica Edwards, (videorecording)

Mavis!, director, Jessica Edwards; producer, Jessica Edwards; producer, Rachel Mills; writer, Jessica Edwards, (videorecording)

Label
Mavis!
Title
Mavis!
Statement of responsibility
director, Jessica Edwards; producer, Jessica Edwards; producer, Rachel Mills; writer, Jessica Edwards
Contributor
Director
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jessica Edwards writes and directs this documentary about singer, actress and civil rights activist Mavis Staples and her family band The Staple Singers. Featuring live performances, interviews and archive footage, the film chronicles the singer's inspirational career beginning with her childhood in Chicago, where her father formed Mavis and her siblings into The Staple Singers in 1950. The documentary charts the gospel group's success during the 1960s and '70s and Mavis' subsequent solo career as well as her contribution to the civil rights movement alongside family friend Martin Luther King Jr
Cataloging source
StDuWE
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
  • 070.18
  • 070.18
Intended audience
BBFC code: E
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Edwards, Jessica
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Staples, Mavis
  • Staple Singers, The
  • Dylan, Bob
  • Prince
  • Raitt, Bonnie
  • King, Martin Luther
Label
Mavis!, director, Jessica Edwards; producer, Jessica Edwards; producer, Rachel Mills; writer, Jessica Edwards, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English)
  • Made in 2015
  • Credits: cinematographer, Keith Walker; subject, Mavis Staples; subject, The Staple Singers; subject, Bob Dylan; subject, Prince; subject, Bonnie Raitt; subject, Martin Luther King Jr
  • DVDN
Control code
mm00223971
Extent
1 videodisc (81 min.)
Other control number
5050968002511
Other physical details
col.
Publisher number
DOG343
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)mm00223971
System details
DVD
Label
Mavis!, director, Jessica Edwards; producer, Jessica Edwards; producer, Rachel Mills; writer, Jessica Edwards, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English)
  • Made in 2015
  • Credits: cinematographer, Keith Walker; subject, Mavis Staples; subject, The Staple Singers; subject, Bob Dylan; subject, Prince; subject, Bonnie Raitt; subject, Martin Luther King Jr
  • DVDN
Control code
mm00223971
Extent
1 videodisc (81 min.)
Other control number
5050968002511
Other physical details
col.
Publisher number
DOG343
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)mm00223971
System details
DVD

Library Locations

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      51.523203 -0.170366
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