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New York City students team up with youth from Tennessee to document daily life in the mountains of Appalachia. Young producers capture the strength and dignity of one family as they struggle to survive impoverished conditions and living without electricity or running water. Letta’s Family is a personal look at the circumstances of poverty in rural America.


Letta's Family

  • Film Info

    Year: 1985

    Run Time: 15:07

  • Film Festivals

    • National Educational Film & Video Festival, First Place, 1986
    • Hometown USA Video Festival, First Place, 1986
    • Birmingham Educational Film Festival, Best Americana Video, 1988


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