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Love, Gilda


World Premiere

USA | 84 MINUTES | English |


New York, Comedy, Documentary, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
There’s the beloved image of Gilda Radner: fearless, passionate, and iconic. And then, there are shades of Radner the public wasn’t privileged to know, beyond her beloved characters on Saturday Night Live: the Radner who struggled with success, fame, relationships, and a battle with ovarian cancer. In Love, Gilda, director Lisa D’Apolito uses rare personal recordings and journal entries to tell Radner’s story in her own words. Along the way, friends and admirers, including Amy Poehler, Cecily Strong, Lorne Michaels, and a host of others, offer their most cherished memories of this brilliant trailblazer. What results is a touching tribute to and a fascinating contemplation of the comedian’s enduring cultural impact.

—Dan Hunt


Directed by Lisa D'Apolito

Lisa D’Apolito was raised in Greenwich Village. Her short film, The Gynotician, starring Amber Tamblyn and David Cross, won several festival awards. Love, Gilda was selected for the Hot Docs Deal Maker program and the Independent Filmmaker Program’s Spotlight on Documentaries.
Lisa D'Apolito
Lisa D'Apolito, Bronwyn Berry, Meryl Goldsmith, James Tumminia
Rob Featherstone, Nick Higgins
Miriam Cutler
Anne Alvergue, David Cohen, Kristen Nutile
Executive Producer
Edie Baskin, Christopher Clements, Julie Goldman, Meryl Goldsmith, Carolyn Hepburn, Courtney Sexton, Alan Zweibel, Robin Zweibel
Associate Producer
Griffin Lichtenson, Claire Marie Panke
US Distributor
Chevy Chase, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudoloph, Martin Short, Cecily Strong


US Sales Contact
Josh Braun
Submarine Entertainment
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212 625 1410
International Sales Contact
Josh Braun
Submarine Entertainment
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212 625 1410
Print Source
Bronwyn Berry
3 Faces Films
New York, NY 10034
Phone: 551 795 0577
Press Contact
Charlie Olsky
Cinetic Marketing
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 9175457260