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OAKLAND—Screening of Little White Lie

August 18, 2019 @ 7:00 am9:00 am

Photo courtesy of Lacey Schwartz.

OAKLAND—On August 18, the East Bay Community Center will host a screening of Little White Lie, a personal documentary about the legacy of family secrets, denial, and redemption.  Director Lacey Schwartz tells her story of growing up in a typical middle-class Jewish household in upstate New York with loving parents and a strong sense of her Jewish identity. Despite the open questions about her dark skin, she believes her family’s explanation of having a Sicilian grandfather until she discovers that her biological father is a black man with whom her mother had an affair. Over the course of the film. Lacey pieces together her family history and her dual identity. 

Sunday, August 18, 2:00 pm-3:45pm. 

East Bay Community Space

507 55th Street

Oakland, CA 94609

Free event, donations welcome. RSVP: re-presentmedia.org. A dialogue with Schwartz will follow the film.

For more information, contact Jennifer Crystal Chien, Director, Re-Present Media, 510-301-6923, events@re-presentmedia.org. 

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.


August 18, 2019
7:00 am – 9:00 am
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East Bay Community Space
507 55th Street
507 55th Street, CA 94609 United States
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