Little White Lie & Talkback with Lacey Schwartz
USA, 2014, 65 min. • UWM Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Little White Lie tells Lacey Schwartz’s story of growing up in a middle-class
Jewish household, with loving parents and a strong Jewish identity — until she discovers that her biological father is actually a black man with whom her mother had an affair. What defines our identity, our family of origin, or the family that raises us? How do we come to terms with the sins and mistakes of our parents? Little White Lie is a personal documentary about the legacy of family secrets, denial, and