Edith+Eddie, a love story about America's oldest interracial newlyweds, was announced today as an official selection of 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest, where it will screen on June 11 at 3:15pm in the Doc/Love Shorts program as a nominee for the Short Doc Award.
Directed, edited and produced by Laura Checkoway, the film internationally premiered at the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival to acclaim on May 2nd, with additional screenings on May 3rd, and today, May 4th at 3:30pm (get tickets).
NowToronto praised the film, stating:
"In just half an hour, Edith+Eddie captures so much about love, aging and infirmity––and speaks volumes about America's issues with elder care and guardianship."
— Kartemquin Films (@Kartemquin) May 3, 2017
Want a sneak peek? Watch an exclusive clip of the film featured in IndieWire:
Find out more about the film at www.editheddie.com
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