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Aida's Brothers & Sisters: Black Voices in Opera and Concert

1999 Rated NR 1hr 25m

Opening with Marian Anderson performing "Ave Maria," this documentary travels forward and back in time to provide a history of black singers in classical music, placing their journey in the context of the civil rights landscape of the times. From the great Paul Robeson to contemporary opera singers such as Leontyne Price and Grace Bumbry, this stirring film chronicles a long struggle for acceptance and freedom.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


German, French, Spanish (Neutral), Italian

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: PCM Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.