TICKETS / Washington D.C. / Atlantic Plumbing Cinema
FILM 1: 62 DAYS - Marlise Muñoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant with her second child when she died, suffering a pulmonary embolism. Pronounced brain-dead in a hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, she had discussed her end-of-life wishes with her husband and did not want to be on life support. Director Rebecca Haimowitz tells the story of how, despite this, her family was forced to keep Marlise on mechanical support due to a little-known state law. FILM 2: EDITH + EDDIE - Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America's oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story, told by director Laura Checkoway, is disrupted by a family feud over legal guardianship that threatens to tear the couple apart. FIRST SCREENING: Followed by Q&A with Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of "Meet the Press," and the filmmakers. SECOND SCREENING: Followed by Q&A with Kristen Welker, NBC News White House correspondent, and the filmmakers.