The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
Date(s) - 02/22/2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weill Cornell Medicine’s NYC Elder Abuse Center and Liz Claiborne Center for Humanism in Medicine invites you to a film screening of the 2018 Oscar Nominated Documentary Short ‘Edith+Eddie.’
“The love story of America’s oldest interracial newlyweds, threatened by guardianship abuse.”
Join us on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:30pm-7:00pm to screen the film and engage in a discussion with the film director Laura Checkoway.
Click on the links below to view the trailer and register for the event.
We hope you can attend this free event. Space is limited, so register today! Location will be provided upon registering. If you have any questions, please contact Raphaelle at email@example.com.