Baylor University Film & Digital Media presents
Spring 2013 Film Series
All films start at 7:00 p.m. in Castellaw 101
and are followed by a Q&A with one or more special guests
from the film's production.
Directed by Mat Hames
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.
Followed by a Q&A with co-producer Ramona Kelly.
Directed by Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin
Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. Their lifestyle is simple, their income unstable. As Regina seeks more security and Lucien wants to devote himself to full-time nomadic foraging, their individual desires put the marriage to a test. A food lovers’ film.