An article about the upcoming virtual event, "An Inside Look: Mr. Soul!" which will stream live at 7pm CT on Sunday, October 17th.
An article about Melissa Haizlip's acclaimed documentary, "Mr. Soul!", premiering on HBO Max on Sunday, August 22nd.
The second panel for Black Writers Week, featuring film critics Sarah-Tai Black, Emmanuel Noisette, Tambay Obenson, Reginald Ponder, Carla Renata, Gil Robertson, Kathia Woods and moderator Chaz Ebert.
A feature about the production of the great documentary Mr. Soul! and the extraordinary path it took to get the film made and distributed.
An article about Melissa Haizlip's acclaimed documentary Mr. Soul! winning an early NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Documentary prior to the March 27th ceremony.
An article about Melissa Haizlip's acclaimed documentary Mr. Soul! being nominated for three NAACP Image Awards and debuting the exclusive music video for "Show Me Your Soul" by Robert Glasper and Lalah Hathaway.
An article about Melissa Haizlip's acclaimed documentary Mr. Soul! being nominated for Outstanding Debut Feature at the Cinema Eye Honors.
An article about the highlights from the first 2020 Ebert Symposium on the future of the movie industry.
Matt writes: On October 8th, our site's publisher Chaz Ebert joined Dr. Nate Kohn in moderating the first virtual panel for the 2020 Ebert Symposium. Entitled "The Film Industry in a Time of Change," the insightful conversation featured such distinguished panelists as Michael Barker, Co-President and Co-Founder of Sony Pictures Classics; Neal Block, Head of Distribution and Marketing for Magnolia Pictures; Darrien Michele Gipson, Executive Director of SAGindie; Melissa Haizlip, director of "Mr. Soul!"; Malcolm D. Lee, director of "Girls Trip"; Mary Mazzio, director of "A Most Beautiful Thing"; Nina Shaw, founding partner in the entertainment law firm of Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano; and Christine Swanson, director of "The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel."
The first event in the 2020 Ebert Symposium series will explore the future of movies and television through virtual panel on Thursday, October 8th. Other events in the series exploring the evolving media landscape will take place Thursday, October 22nd; and Thursday, November 5th.
An article about Melissa Haizlip's acclaimed documentary "Mr. Soul!" being extended in virtual theaters through Thursday, September 24th.
The fourth installment of Chaz Ebert's Happy Place series. Finding untamed joy.