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See how a young Steven Spielberg fell in love with film in 'The Fabelmans'

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Members of the all-Black aviation squadron known as the Tuskegee Airmen line up Jan. 23, 1942. U.S. Army Signal Corps/Associated Press hide caption

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'Half American' explores how Black WWII servicemen were treated better abroad

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Young Sammy (Mateo Zoryon Francis-DeFord) experiences the magic of the movies with his parents (Paul Dano and Michelle Williams) in The Fabelmans. Universal Pictures hide caption

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See how a young Steven Spielberg fell in love with film in 'The Fabelmans'

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