“Young at Heart”: Co-directed by metro Detroiters Sue Marx and Pamela Conn, “Young at Heart” follows two widowed metro Detroit artists in their mid-eighties who meet on a painting trip and fall in love. In 1988, it won the documentary short Academy Award.
“Edith+Eddie”: Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart. Directed by Ann Arbor native Laura Checkoway, the film was Oscar-nominated in the documentary short category this year.