The trailer was released by AwardsCircuit.com, which deemed the film: "A heavyweight contender in this year's Oscar® race for Best Documentary Short Subject."
The film recently won the Best Short Award at the 2017 International Documentary Association Awards, following The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' announcement that Edith+Eddie would advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards® along with 9 other films. Read the official announcement here.
Watch the official Edith+Eddie trailer below
The film has also earned a nomination for Cinema Eye Honors' Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking Award. Winners of the Cinema Eye Honors Awards will be announced at the 2018 Honors Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 11 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens.
Edith+Eddie is directed, produced and edited by Laura Checkoway; produced by Thomas Lee Wright; co-produced and edited by P. Corwin Lamm; co-produced by Karina Rotenstein; with cinematography by Neil Barrett and John Larson. The film is executive produced by Cher, Steve James, Gordon Quinn and Betsy Steinberg.
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