Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Friday Documentary: When I Rise, Feb. 24th, 6 p.m.

Our February series dedicated to Black History Month continues with the final documentary of the month:

When I Rise: Let your Voice Be Heard

Friday, February 24, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

American Corner Trieste- Via Roma 15, Trieste


The true story of Barbara Conrad Smith, a gifted mezzo soprano at the University of Texas in 1957. She found herself in the middle of a Civil Rights battle, when the University was forced by the Texas legislature to cancel her from the leading role because she was Afro-American. Ms. Conrad Smith went on to sing leading roles in major opera companies around the world including the Metropolitan Opera and the Vienna Opera. 73 minutes.

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