Edith+Eddie

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2017 | USA | 29 minutes
Director: Laura Checkoway
2018 Academy Award Nominee, Documentary Short

Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love and affection for each other has invigorated their lives. However, Edith and Eddie’s unique love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart. What happens when someone’s life is taken out of his/her own hands? Who has their best interest in mind? Filmmaker Laura Checkoway (Lucky) presents an unforgettable emotional portrait of a guardianship abuse case. The story of Edith+Eddie is a testament to all elders who deserve dignity and the right to live out their last days as they have earned.

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Showtime:
Thursday, April 19th, 2018, 7:00pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene