Edith + Eddie

Filmmaker: Laura Checkoway
Runtime: 29 min

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

About the Filmmaker

Laura Checkoway’s Academy Award® nominated EDITH+EDDIE has won numerous awards including the IDA Documentary Awards Best Short 2017. The film is executive produced by Steve James and Cher. Her award-winning debut film LUCKY (also executive produced by Steve James) screened at festivals across the globe and premiered on television in 2014. With a background in journalism, Laura penned revealing profiles and investigative features for numerous publications and has co-authored acclaimed celebrity autobiographies.

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