Lillie & Leander: A Legacy of Violence


1h 23m 2007

Brief Synopsis

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, the documentary takes an uncensored look at a community trying desperate

Film Details

Also Known As
Lillie and Leander: A Legacy of Violence
Genre
Crime
Documentary
Political
Release Date
2007

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 23m

Synopsis

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, the documentary takes an uncensored look at a community trying desperately to bury its racist past.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lillie and Leander: A Legacy of Violence
Genre
Crime
Documentary
Political
Release Date
2007

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 23m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2007

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Discovery) April 25-May 6, 2007.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Nonfiction Features of 2007) September 27-October 12, 2007.