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“When I Rise” – Black History Film Series

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bring the family, a chair or a blanket, visit the food truck court, watch a movie, learn and have fun!

When I Rise is the powerful story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student who becomes a target of racial discrimination and ultimately ascends to the heights of international opera. When I Rise informs, inspires, and surprises, with a stunning confrontation between Barbara and her past and the tragic insults she endured over 60 years ago.

Movie starts at dusk.  Admission is free.  A limited number of reserve seats are available at the link below.


SAAACAM is providing this film series as a public service, but it is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SAAACAM policy. The airing of the film series does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by SAAACAM. The views expressed by the films and guest panelists are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. The film series and subsequent discussions are designed to raise awareness and encourage dialogue around historic events. If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact SAAACAM.


(210) 724-3350


Arneson River Theater
418 Villita Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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