Legacy (2000 film)

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Legacy FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Tod Lending
Produced by Daniel Alpert
Tod Lending
Sheila Nevins
Written by Tod Lending
Music by Sheldon Mirowitz
Edited by Daniel Alpert
Release date
  • February 1, 2000 (2000-02-01)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Legacy is a 2000 American documentary film directed by Tod Lending. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[1]

The film tracks three different generations (over five years) of a family in Chicago that lives in the Henry Horner Homes public housing. Their lives change, however, after a life-altering event - the murder of a family member - slowly changes them to have a more positive outlook on life.


  1. ^ "NY Times: Legacy". NY Times. Retrieved November 22, 2008. 

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