I really want the film to be a tool for conversation and to get people talking about their own stories with friends and also with families. - Lacey Schwartz
"...Little White Lie is rich and complex, stippled with surprising revelations" - Chris Barsanti
The New York Jewish Week
It would take “Little White Lie,” the film an adult Lacey made about family secrets and religious identity, to unpack this mystery.
The Times of Israel
Lacey Schwartz’s film about reconciling her hidden black paternity to the Ashkenazi Jewish home she was raised in strikes universal themes
In this episode sponsored by Reel Works, guests include filmmaker Lacey Schwartz who discusses her documentary Little White Lie.
The Kansas City Star
After 18 years of living as a white woman, she learned she was biracial. A family secret changed the dynamic of everything. - JENEÉ OSTERHELDT
The Bay State Banner
Director Lacey Schwartz recently spoke to the Banner about her story.
The Jewish Observer
Schwartz, tells the story of her emergence from what she calls “the racial closet” in the autobiographical documentary Little White Lie.
The Commercial Appeal
“Little White Lie” is fascinating so long as it focuses on Schwartz’s history and the thorny issues of racial identity that accompany it
Schwartz decided to continued her journey to self –discovery by carrying out her documentary “Little White Lie.”
This documentary tells a poignant tale of internal integration.
The film, a New York Times’ ‘Critic’s Pick,” was partially shot locally and explores the life of the filmmaker, Lacey Schwartz
The Urban Chica
The film will resonate with anyone who wants to confront a difficult fact of family life that no one wants to talk about.
The Ackerman Podcast
Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz stops by The Ackerman Podcast to discuss her film Little White Lie.