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LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton

United States, 2001
Documentary, TV Movie


This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.

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LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton Directed by Deborah Dickson, Susan Froemke, Albert Maysles

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2001 | Winner: Cinematography Award (Documentary)

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