Cinema: A Woman's Place

ANTONIA: A PORTRAIT OF THE WOMAN

Directed by JUDY COLLINS and JILL GODMILOW

In 1930, when she was 28, Antonia Brico became the first woman ever to conduct the Berlin Philharmonic. Today, at age 73, she is dedicated to an orchestra of skillful semi-professionals in Denver. This wonderful documentary tells the story of an extraordinary musician's life—how she survived with spirit ind intelligence, how she was scarred out not humbled by the problem of being both a woman and an artist in America. The result is a film that is both a testament and a...

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