Opening Night Red Carpet Gala

Opening Night Red Carpet Gala
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Opening Night Red Carpet Gala

86 mins | Documentary | Byron Community Centre
Fri
6
Fri 6 Oct 6:45 PM
Byron Community Centre
Wheelchair Access

General Admission
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The Freedom to Marry USA 86 min Dir: Eddie Rosenstein Prods: Eddie Rosenstein Jenni Olsen Documentary 2016 Byron Premiere Opening night's The Freedom to Marry tells a story of a victory over the forces of ignorance and hatred in the fight to win equal marriage rights for the LGBTQI community in the US. It's a tale of passionate dedication to a cause, with brilliant advocates Evan Wolfson and Mary L Bonauto devoting their lives to it, ultimately persuading five out of nine Supreme Court justices that marriage equality was a constitutional right. The documentary's strength lies in both its political story, and the weirdly incongruous human dimensions to inequality, such as the loving lesbian couple at the heart of the film who are forming a bunch of waifs and cast-offs into a thriving family, but are denied the dignity and legal supports of marriage.

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