A documentary on the life of opera singer and civil rights icon Barbara Conrad. As a young college student, she is cast in an opera to co-star with a white male classmate, fueling a racist backlash from members of the Texas legislature. When she is expelled from the cast, the incident escalates to national news, prompting support from a pop superstar. Featuring talkback with filmmaker Don Carleton.
Santa Fe Desert Chorale Film – “When I Rise”
- 1050 Old Pecos Trail
- Santa Fe, NM 87505
- Center for Contemporary Arts