Eddy’s World

Sunday / June 12, 2022 / 4:30pm

USA / 2020 / 28 min / Documentary / English

Available Viewing Area: Canada-wide

Short Film Series: Make’n It Work (Relationships)

Screening Sponsor: Financial Concierge

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EDDY’S WORLD is an intimate portrait of a 98-year-old toy inventor. Best known for the iconic Yakity Yak Teeth, Eddy Goldfarb is the inventor of nearly 800 toys including Stompers, Vac-U-Form, Kerplunk and the Bubble Gun. This documentary short brings us into Eddy’s world.  The child of Jewish immigrants, he volunteered to serve in World War II. He began designing toys while serving on the Batfish submarine., Eddy lives in a retirement community where he converted his garage into a machine shop, creates translucent lithophane portraits on his 3D printer, and writes 100 word short stories. Optimistic, creative and curious, Eddy is an endearing storyteller who  shares his philosophies of life and his wisdom on aging.


Florida Film Festival Maitland August 18, 2020 Florida premiere official United States  San Francisco Jewish Film Festival San Francisco July 18, 2020 California Finalist United States  Museum of Tolerance online December 15, 2020 United States  San Franc


Director(s):              Lyn Goldfarb

Producer(s):            Lyn Goldfarb, Jannat Gargi, Daniel Zimbaldi


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