VA alumna Patricia McInroy's film, "Clara, Angel of the Rockies," wins PBS award

The film, CLARA, ANGEL OF THE ROCKIES, by Patricia McInroy '07 VA, is the winner of PBS’s To The Contrary: All About Women – Women’s History U.S. Category.

PBS laurelsThe film is scheduled to air nationwide between December 30, 2016 and January 6, 2017. Patricia decided to make the documentary with her own funds in order to help spread this story of hope to others.

“My film is an attempt to fill in a small part that is missing from a much larger picture and PBS is a great place to do that, so I feel lucky to have won. The historical story of Clara Brown is one of hope and, as human beings, I think we could all use more hope,” says McInroy.

To see a trailer for the documentary go here: https://vimeo.com/193411212

For PBS airdates near you: http://www.pbs.org/to-the-contrary/airdates

 

Clara Brown photo credit: Denver Public Library Western History Photographic Collection