Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 short subject documentary films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®, including Edith+Eddie, a film by Laura Checkoway, produced by Thomas Lee Wright.
Read the official announcement distributed by AMPAS here.
On Saturday, December 9th the International Documentary Association will announce the winners of their 2017 awards at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles. Edith+Eddie is nominated for the IDA's Best Short Award. 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.
Edith+Eddie is now available to watch until January 3rd through Al Jazeera.
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