GAL APPROVED! Mulan’s “Revolution 2020” Music Video Drops. Get Your Tickets To The Mr. SOUL! Premiere Kickback This Weekend!By The DivaGals | August 28, 2020 | Gal Approved
WATCH. Comedian/actress/producer Amanda Seales is guest hosting the upcoming Mr. SOUL! PREMIERE KICKBACK, a special online talkback celebrating the opening weekend of the award-winning film Mr. SOUL! Directed by Melissa Haizlip, Mr. SOUL!, which opens today, is a tribute and an important look back at America’s first “Black Tonight Show” that aired directly from New York on public broadcasting from 1968-1973. Aptly titled SOUL!, this groundbreaking show was produced and hosted by Ellis Haizlip aka Mr. SOUL! He was hip, smart, innovative, political and gay. In his personal fight for social equality, he ensured the revolution would be televised.
The star-filled celebration/dialogue is happening this Sunday, August 30 at 7 p.m. online and will feature filmmaker Melissa Haizlip; actor and Executive Producer Blair Underwood; legendary director/producer Stan Lathan (who also appears in the film); Grammy® winner and the film’s composer Robert Glasper; award-winning writer, poet and activist Nikki Giovanni; award-winning poets/musicians The Last Poets and Felipe Luciano; the R&B group Black Ivory; and the iconic author, poet and professor Sonia Sanchez. Along with physical presentations of Mr. Soul, tickets to the Mr. SOUL! PREMIERE KICKBACK are part of the opening weekend ticket package. When you buy a ticket to the film for this weekend, you will get a code for tickets to this special online gathering. Log on to the website www.mrsoulmovie.com; select the “screenings” tab; then choose the theater you want to support and purchase your ticket. Once you purchase your ticket you have seven days to activate the link and 72 hours to watch the film. You will also be given a code to attend the Mr. SOUL! PREMIERE KICKBACK.
WATCH TOO. We’re all waiting with bated breath for the live-action release of Mulan. Get the first taste with “Reflection (2020)” the new version of the movie’s classic song, now performed by multi-platinum and global award-winning superstar singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera. The video is directed by Mulan movie director Niki Caro. It’s the story of China’s legendary warrior, a fearless young woman who risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors the country has ever known. Mulan, the live-action feature, comes to DisneyPlus via Premier Access for $29.99, starting Sept. 4.