This is one of numerous prestigious wins for the short, following its recent selection as a recipient of an AFI DOCS Impact Grant, in addition to earning Outstanding Documentary Short at the Tallgrass Film Festival. The film recently had its Chicago premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival to a sold-out crowd.
On November 13 the film will screen as an official selection of the Meet the Press Film Festival in collaboration with the American Film Institute (AFI).
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Since its world premiere in March of 2017 at the True/False Film Fest, Edith+Eddie has earned Best Documentary Short at the Nevada City Film Festival, Best Short at the Montclair Film Festival, Jury Honorable Mention at the Sheffield Doc/Fest, the Flickers' Youth Film Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the Hamptons International Film Festival. The film also earned a prestigious nomination for the Cinema Eye Honors' "Shorts List."
Coming up, the film screens at the FrontDoc International Film Festival (Italian Premiere), Virginia Film Festival (Virginia Premiere), DOC NYC (New York City Premiere), Camerimage International Film (Polish Premiere) and the London Short Film Festival (London Premiere).
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