The Assassination and Mrs Paine

One woman’s unshakable connection to the JFK assassination continues to haunt her fifty years later.

The Assassination and Mrs Paine According to her detractors, Ruth Paine is a government agent who helped frame Lee Harvey Oswald as the assassin of the president. But to her defenders, she is simply an innocent bystander caught up in history. The Assassination and Mrs Paine juxtaposes Ruth’s first-hand account alongside the assassination researchers who suspect her and the defenders of the official story with whom she sides.


 The Assassination & Mrs. Paine
(2022) on IMDb

Festivals
LaurelOfficial Selection | Ashland Independent Film Festival
LaurelOfficial Selection | SF Docfest
LaurelOfficial Selection | Atlanta Docufest

The Producers


Max Good - Director

Max’s short documentaries have played at festivals including the Sheffield Doc/Fest and the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Max is fascinated by marginal characters and provocative stories. His films aim to challenge comfort and complacency.

Max holds a B.A. in Communications from The University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in Documentary Film & Video from Stanford University. He has learned more on the streets than at any school

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