"My hope with the film is not just capturing my mother in these historical moments, but really give a deeper insight into who she is, what her character is like, what it was like growing up in my family, and what the culture was like." -Rory Kennedy on "Ethel"
Rory Kennedy's fascinating new film, "Ethel" airs on HBO October 18th, at 9 p.m.
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Rory and Ethel Kennedy with Taylor Swift at the Documentary Premiere of "Ethel" at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
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"I felt that my mother has had such an extraordinary life, and is really a kind of an extraordinary character that very few people have had access to or been exposed to."
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Filmmaker Rory Kennedy speaks before a Sundance Institute Patron Circle screening.
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Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, CT, on June 17th, 1950. Photo Credit: Rory Kennedy/courtesy HBO
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Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy in Hawaii in 1950. Photo Credit: Rory Kennedy/courtesy HBO
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2012 Sundance Institute Alumni Advisory Board Member and Filmmaker Rory Kennedy. Photo Credit: Lyndie Benson/courtesy HBO
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Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and his wife, Ethel, standing behind him photographed in 1961. Photo Credit: © Condé Nast Archive/CORBIS/courtesy HBO
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Bobby & Ethel Kennedy greeting supporters during the US presidential campaign during the May Oregon Primary in 1968. Photo Credit: © Clyde Keller/courtesy HBO
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Ethel and Bobby Kennedy with two of their sons playing around during bedtime. Photo Credit: Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images/courtesy HBO