Radical Love

Radical Love

Radical Love explores the subversive political activism and fierce love connection of Michael and Eleanora Kennedy, a husband-wife legal team who represented a who’s who of the politically subversive class in the 1960s and 70s. At the center of the story is their most notorious clients and closest friends, founding members of The Weather Underground Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers. Now as a widow, Eleanora reflects on a marriage and life in the crosshairs of politic activism, government surveillance, and deep passion.

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William A. Kirkley


Director: William A. Kirkley
Executive Producer: Lydia Tenaglia, Christopher Collins, Chris Cechin-De la Rosa, Jenifer Westphal, Joe Plummer, Steve Cohen, Paula Froehle, Ken Pelletier, Caroline Waterlow, William A. Kirkley
Producer: Caroline Waterlow
Screenwriter: William A. Kirkley
Cinematographer: Morgan Fallon, Kaya Dillon
Editor: Joe Fenstermaker
Production Designer: Rudiger Barth
Music: Greg Kuehn
Principal Cast: Eleanora Kennedy, Michael Kennedy, Bernardine Dohrn, Bill Ayers, Anna Kennedy
Additional Credits: Additional Camera: Rudiger Barth, Sound: Taylor Roy, Archival Researcher: Sascha Weiss


Public Film Contact
William Kirkley
Zero Point Zero
Publicity Contact
Chris Cechin
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary
Screening Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Documentary Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 23 mins