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An Aspiring Filmmaker Tells Their Grandfather's Story

Clip: Special | 2m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Lumiere, a recent film school graduate, wants to document their family’s stories before it’s too late. Their grandfather’s dementia is threatening to erase a good portion of the family’s collective memory. They traveled to their grandparents’ house in the midst of the COVID pandemic to help take care of them and capture the stories only they can tell.

Aired: 08/02/20

Rating: NR

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