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2021 Black History Film Series: When I Rise

When: Fri., May 7, 7:30-10 p.m. 2021
Phone: (210) 724-3350
Email: admin@saaacam.org
Price: Free
saaacam.org/event/when-i-rise-black-history-film-series
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 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. Movies begin at dusk on the banks of the San Antonio River. Stay after each film for discussion and Q&A. Unique food truck offerings will be available.

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