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'Passing' filmmaker Rebecca Hall shares the personal story behind her movie

Hall's new Netflix film centers on two light-skinned Black women — one of whom passes for white. The story is a personal one for Hall: Her grandfather and mother also passed as white.

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'Passing' filmmaker Rebecca Hall shares the personal story behind her movie

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From WHYY in Philadelphia