The life and career of Mavis Staples is chronicled in this documentary about the soul and gospel singer and civil-rights icon who helped shape the musical soundtrack that defined the 1960s, '70s and beyond. The film follows her 60-year career, beginning as the lead singer of the legendary Staple Singers to her recent Grammy(R)-winning renaissance with help from Jeff Tweedy.

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