Independent Lens

Little White Lie

Season 16 Episode 10 | 55m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz grew up in a typical upper middle class Jewish household in Woodstock, NY. Despite the questions about how she as a white girl could have such dark skin, she believed her family's explanation that her looks were inherited from her Sicilian grandfather. When she learned the truth about her biological father, she unlocked a powerful family secret.

Aired: 08/27/15

Expired: 09/17/15

Rating: TV-PG

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