Via press release:
This is the epic, untold story of how same-sex marriage became law of the land.
Documenting one of the greatest civil rights stories of our time, The Freedom To Marry is a nail-biting, behind-the-scenes story that traces the marriage equality movement’s historic progress, and reveals the masterminds of the movement they lead the fight to win same sex marriage throughout the United States.
The Freedom To Marry follows Evan Wolfson, the architect of the marriage movement, attorney Mary Bonauto, and their team through their decades long battle, culminating in a dramatic fight at the United States Supreme Court. More than the saga of one of the most importnant civil rights stories of our time, this is an inspiring tale of how a real change occurs, even against the biggest odds.
Directed by veteran doc filmmaker Eddie Rosenstein, produced by Jenni Olson & Amie Segal. .
The essence of the right to marry is the freedom to marry the person you choose.
– Evan Wolfson, architect of the Freedom To Marry movement
When something is wrong, you do something to change it.
– Mary Bonauto, landmark civil rights attorney (Obergefell vs. Hodges)
“Thoroughly moving and inspiring”
– Boston Globe
“Landmark…this summer’s hot documentary.”
– Curve Magazine
Watch the trailer below.