This edition: Veronica Villarroel: The Accidental Diva
(2003/Chile, 60 min., color, documentary, in English and Spanish with English subtitles) Dir.: Lydia Bendersky. Prod.: Television Nacional de Chile. Distrib.: CUNY-TV. Documentary account of Chilean soprano Veronica Villarroel's rise to fame in the opera world, with help form Renata Scotto and Placido Domingo, both of whom are interviewed and seen in rehearsal footage. Filmed in Chile, Japan and New York, where Villaroel attended Juilliard.