& Leander: A Legacy of Violence
(2007, 84 min. Documentary) US
Producer: Alice Brewton Hurwitz
Director: Jeffrey Morgan (Fallon Paiute)
Produced by: Sandy Hollow Productions Inc.
Investigating the turn-of-the-century murder of her great-great
aunt, a woman stumbles upon an explosive secret that hints at
her own family's involvement in decades of racially-charged murders.
More than a crime investigation, this documentary takes an uncensored
look at a community trying desperately to bury its racist past.
Image credit: Lillie &
Leander: A Legacy of Violence - courtesy of Jeffrey Morgan;
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