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'Lalee's Kin'

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'Lalee's Kin'

'Lalee's Kin'

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Today we begin a series of interviews with each of the filmmakers nominated for an Oscar in the documentary feature category. This week, Susan Froemke and Albert Maysles discuss their film LaLee's Kin. Known for their cinema verite style of filmmaking, Froemke and Maysles follow the life of an illiterate black woman living in a trailer in the Mississippi Delta, raising three of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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