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'A Lego Brickumentary' explores the deep history of and the far reach of Lego

The trailer for 'A LEGO Brickumentary.'
The trailer for 'A LEGO Brickumentary.'
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When it comes to toys, one manufacturer can boast some truly extraordinary statistics: Children around the world spend 5 billion hours a year playing with its product. The toy it makes is sold in more than 140 countries. And it's spawned a fan club with 5 million members worldwide.

What toy is it? Legos!

The new film "A Lego Brickumentary" explores the history of and the obsessive fans of the little plastic bricks. Alex Cohen recently spoke with Directors Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson about the film.

To hear the whole interview click on the audio embedded above.