V. Helena interviews #filmmaker, Melissa Haizlip, at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival where she premiered her film, Mr. Soul! A #biopic on Ellis Haizlip, the host and executive producer of what was known to be the "Black Tonight Show" of its time, the film provides an intimate perspective on the life of the innovative and political Haizlip who featured many rising stars of black American culture on the show--#SidneyPoitier, #HarryBelafonte, #JamesBaldwin, #StevieWonder, #MayaAngelou, #MuhammadAli and others. Melissa discusses “Mr. SOUL!” and some of her upcoming projects. This is one in a series of episodes featuring filmmakers with films premiered at the Annapolis Film Festival.