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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
"LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton" takes us deep into the Mississippi Delta and the intertwined lives of LaLee Wallace, a great-grandmother struggling to hold her world together in the face of dire poverty, and Reggie Barnes, superintendent of the embattled West Tallahatchie School System. The film explores the painful legacy of slavery and sharecropping in the Delta.

Cast: Reggie Barnes , LaLee Wallace ,

Directors: Deborah Dickson , Susan Frömke , Albert Maysles

Genres: Documentary

Lalee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001)

Release Date: May 18th, 2001|1 hr. 29 min.

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