When I Rise is director Mat Hames' second feature length documentary, and it's a moving film about a racially charged incident that drew national attention at the University of Texas in 1957. You can read Cinematical's review of that film here. We sat down and spoke to Hames during SXSW, and he went into great detail about the production on this film, what it was like documenting Conrad, racism in Texas during the event, and what it takes to craft a good documentary. Read on beyond the break for the full interview.