When I Rise
Join us for a very special screening of When I Rise, with Mat Hames - Director and Don Carleton - Executive Producer in attendance to answer your questions and chat about their experiences making the film.
When I Rise
In 1957, Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student found herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.
- Libby Peterek
Libby Peterek is the Web Director at KLRU-TV.
- Mat Hames
Mat is an American independent filmmaker known for his documentaries When I Rise, Last Best Hope, Fighting Goliath, and other film and television productions.
- Don Carleton
Don is the Executive Producer of the historical video documentary When I Rise, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, in March 2010.
- Maury Sullivan
Maury Sullivan is the Sr VP for Community Engagement at KLRU-TV.
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