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Boston filmmaker debuts documentary about ‘Raisin in the Sun’ author at Toronto festival

Lorraine Hansberry is the subject of “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart.”

Lorraine Hansberry is the subject of “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart.”

The Toronto International Film Festival was the showcase for Boston filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain’s “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart,” a documentary about the life and work of Lorraine Hansberry, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the seminal play “A Raisin in the Sun.” Strain and her husband, Randall MacLowry, who edited and co-produced the film, attended the world premiere at TIFF and noted the numerous Boston crew members who worked on the project, including cinematographers Austin de Besche and Nikki Bramley and editor Chad Ervin. The film will air on WGBH in February. Here’s the trailer.

An earlier version misstated the credit for cinematographer Bramley.

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