Edith + Eddie

Edith + Eddie

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

Directed, produced and edited by Laura Checkoway.
Produced by Thomas Lee Wright.
Executive Producers: Steve James, Gordon Quinn, Betsy Steinberg, and Cher.
A Kartemquin Films / Heart is Read, LLC production.
www.editheddie.com

*NOMINEE - 2018 Academy Awards® - Best Documentary Short*
*NOMINEE - 2018 News and Documentary Emmy® Awards - Best Short Documentary*
*WINNER - 2017 IDA Awards - Best Documentary Short*
*NOMINEE - 2018 Cinema Eye Honors - Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking*
*Recipient of a 2017 NBCU / AFI DOCS Impact grant*

True/False 2017 (World premiere)
Montclair FF 2017 (WINNER - Audience Award)
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 (JURY HONORABLE MENTION - Short Doc Award)
Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017 (WINNER - Best Documentary)
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2017 (WINNER - Youth Jury Award for Best Documentary)
Nevada City Film Festival 2017 (WINNER - Best Short Documentary)
Hamptons International Film Festival 2017 (WINNER - Best Short Documentary)
Tallgrass Film Festival 2017 (WINNER - Best Short Documentary)
Coronado Island Film Festival 2017 (Audience Favorite)
Virginia Film Festival 2017 (WINNER - Best Short Documentary)
Destiny City Film Festival 2018 (WINNER - Excellence in Documentary Storytelling)
Doc Edge Film Festival 2018 (WINNER - Best Documentary Short)

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Edith + Eddie

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  • Edith+Eddie (Trailer)

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

  • Edith + Eddie

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