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Cinema Alive: Screening of "Little White Lie"

  • Saugerties Public Library 91 Washington Ave Saugerties, NY 12477 USA (map)
 
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Little White Lie, 2014, 65 mins., documentary by Lacey Schwartz Delgado
The filmmakers will be present to introduce their work and there will be a question and answer afterwards with the audience. 

A documentary about the legacy of family secrets, denial, and redemption. Little White Lie tells Lacey Schwartz Delgado's story of growing up in Woodstock, NY, with loving parents and a strong sense of her Jewish identity — until she discovers that her biological father is actually a black man with whom her mother had an affair.  

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Cinema Alive:

When a movie is shown with the director present it becomes more than just a screening but Cinema Alive. Cinema Alive is a film series during ShoutOut Saugerties created by Katie Cokinos, a local filmmaker and founder of the Saugerties Film Society. This year’s slate of films are: Little White Lie, a powerful documentary about race and identity by Lacey Schwartz Delgado on October 16; short films by up and coming filmmakers from Saugerties High School and the Woodstock Day School along with a preview of the work in progress, “Voices of the Esopus Creek” (working title) by Katie Cokinos and Guy Reed on 10/19. Cinema Alive will conclude on 10/23 with the ground-breaking, seminal feature film, Killer of Sheep, by Academy Award winning director, Charles Burnett.

The filmmakers will be present to introduce their work and there will be a question and answer afterwards with the audience. 

All films are free. Donations appreciated.

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