Edith+Eddie slated for 6-festival run in October

Award-winning Edith+Eddie is only gaining momentum following its nomination for the Cinema Eye Honors' "Shorts List" and the announcement that Cher will serve as Executive Producer on the project. During the month of October, the fest will play six festivals. Director Laura Checkoway will travel with the film to the Hamptons International Film Festival for the film's October 7 and 8 screenings, and the film will show alongside Kartemquin's own '63 Boycott at the Chicago International Film Festival ('63 Boycott's world premiere) in the fest's 'Can't Turn Back' program.