Thursday, March 9, 2017

Edith+Eddie's Successful Premier!

Kartemquin's newest release, Edith+Eddie a enjoyed highly anticipated and enthusiastically-met runs at the True/False Film Fest, running March 2nd-March 5th.
Edith+Eddie world premiered to a sold-out crowd on March 2nd, with Julia Reichert––often hailed as the godmother of the American independent film movement––describing the film as, "One of the most beautiful and quietly furious films I have ever seen."

Director Laura Checkoway was in attendance for all three sold-out screenings. The short doc, following the unusual and idyllic love story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, America's oldest interracial newlyweds, struck chords with audience members and reviewers alike:

Source: Edith+Eddie

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Jessica said...

The more I read about this film, the more I want to see it. Thank you to the filmmaker for this story.

Dave said...

I remember this story. Cher got involved at one time.