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The Freedom to Marry (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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Over the last four decades, the concept of same-sex couples marrying went from a 'preposterous notion' to the national law. The Freedom to Marry movement is now known as one of the most ... See full summary »

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Eddie Rosenstein
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Cast

Credited cast:
Evan Wolfson Evan Wolfson ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Bonauto Mary Bonauto ... Herself
April DeBoer April DeBoer ... Herself
Noel Freeman Noel Freeman ... Himself
Jayne Rowse Jayne Rowse ... Herself
Marc Solomon Marc Solomon ... Himself
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Over the last four decades, the concept of same-sex couples marrying went from a 'preposterous notion' to the national law. The Freedom to Marry movement is now known as one of the most successful civil rights campaigns in the modern history, but change did not arrive by happenstance. This victory was carefully planned and orchestrated over decades. THE FREEDOM TO MARRY, a new documentary film, offers the untold, inside story of this historic movement. This is a riveting ride alongside Evan Wolfson and Mary Bonauto, the architect and the main litigator of the movement, and their key colleagues from earliest days of their journey to their final frenetic dash to the US Supreme Court.

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,142, 5 March 2017

Gross USA:

$16,611

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,611
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Eyepop Productions See more »
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Great Movie
4 March 2017 | by ed2842See all my reviews

Even if you don't love docs, and even if you aren't involved in gay issues - see this film. It's really a great ride, and super inspirational. Some friends took us to see it at the Savannah Film Festival. It definitely wasn't my first choice of a film to see. I wanted to see a fiction film, to be honest. But boy am I glad we went! As they say in the old commercials, "I laughed, I cried." I know it went on to win best documentary at Savannah. I hope it wins a lot more awards. Deserves it.


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