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WHEN I RISE


A gifted black music student at the University of Texas is thrust into a civil rights storm that changes her life forever. Barbara Smith Conrad is cast in an opera to co-star with a white male classmate, fueling a racist backlash from members of the Texas legislature. When Barbara is expelled from the cast, the incident escalates to national news, prompting unexpected support from a pop superstar.

This small-town girl, whose voice and spirit stem from her roots in East Texas, emerges as an internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano and headlines on stages around the world.  

When I Rise is an inspirational journey toward finding forgiveness within oneself.

Director
Producer
Producer
Executive Producer
Co-Producer
Co-Producer
Director of Photography
Editor
Editor
Composer
Mat Hames
James Moll
Michael Rosen
Don Carleton
Ramona Kelly
Alison Beck
Wilson Waggoner
Mat Hames
Sandra Guardado
David Hamburger

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
presents an
Alpheus Media production
in association with
Allentown Productions

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