2018 FILMS


EDITH+EDDIE

United States / 2017 / 29 minutes

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We're Not Going To Take It!

Sat / June 9 / 10:30am

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EDITH+EDDIE


Synopsis

Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America's oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.


Festivals

IDA Awards (Best Short Documentary)
True/False Film Festival (World Premiere)
Montclair Film Festival (Audience Award for Best Short Documentary)
Hot Docs, Sheffield Documentary Festival
AFI DOCS
Palm Springs Shorts Festivval (Best Documentary)
DokuFest Kosovo
Rhode Island International Film Festival (Youth Jury Award for Best Documentary)
Nevada City Film Festival
Legacy Film Festival on Aging
Camden International Film Festival
Hamptons International Film Festival
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
New Orleans Film Festival
northodocs Festival
Tallgrass Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
CamerImage
Riga International Film Festival
London Short Film Festival
FlickerFest International Short Film Festival


Credits

Director, Editor and Producer: Laura Checkoway
Co-producer: Karina Rotenstein
Co-producer and Editor: P. Corwin Lamm
Cinematographer: Neil Barrett, John Larson
Executive Producers: Steve James, Gordon Quinn, Betsy Steinberg, Cher