Leonard Nimoy’s daughter Julie and son-in-law David Knight’s new documentary Remembering Leonard Nimoy is set to be screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival in Newport, Calif. April 20-27.
As we’ve previously reported, Remembering Leonard Nimoy strives to educate viewers about COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) through personal stories of Nimoy and others affected by the disease. Narrated by John de Lancie, the documentary will discuss the latest treatment information along with the quest for a cure.
In addition to a look into his childhood, growing up in Boston, his early days in Hollywood, and his time on Star Trek, the film features interviews with Nimoy’s children: Julie and Adam, his wife Susan, his step-son Aaron and his six grandchildren.
You can read the full press release below.
Julie Nimoy and David Knight discussed their documentary in an exclusive interview with TrekNews.net.
“Remembering Leonard Nimoy” Documentary to Premiere at Newport Beach Film Festival 2017
LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2017
Leonard Nimoy, a prolific actor/director, best known for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise will be remembered in this new documentary produced and directed by his daughter Julie and son-in-law, David Knight.
“The Newport Beach Film Festival is extremely proud to host the world premiere of “Remembering Leonard Nimoy”. It is a powerful and intensely personal journey through the life of the legendary actor, director and artist.” Gregg Schwenk, CEO Newport Beach Film Festival.
“My husband, David, and I are thrilled that Newport Beach Film Festival has selected our documentary “Remembering Leonard Nimoy” to be screened at their film festival starting April 20-27 says Executive Producer, Julie Nimoy”.
“Remembering Leonard Nimoy” is an intimate journey into Leonard Nimoy’s personal life. Featuring stories from his childhood growing up in Boston, his early career in Hollywood, his breakout role on the Star Trek series, highlights from his remarkable career, special moments and memories shared by his family, to the remaining years of his life battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (COPD)
“Remembering Leonard Nimoy” features interviews with Leonard’s family which includes: his children Julie and Adam, his wife Susan, his step-son Aaron and his six grandchildren sharing poignant stories and special memories. This memorable documentary also includes never-seen-before videos and photos.
For film lovers and Leonard Nimoy fans, tickets for “Remembering Leonard Nimoy” will go on sale April 1st at newportbeachfilmfest.com/.