LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton Poster

Release Date: May 18th, 2001

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

Director: Deborah Dickson, Susan Froemke, Albert Maysles

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Maysles Films, Home Box Office (HBO)

Keywords: Quest, Small town, 2000s, Family, School

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)