The Freedom To Marry
A film byThe epic and surprising story of same sex marriage in America
A film by
Runtime: 86 minutes (includes 54 minute version)
Closed Captioning included
THE FREEDOM TO MARRY is the untold story of the most successful - and perhaps most inspiring - civil rights movement of our time. This is a riveting ride alongside Evan Wolfson, the man known as architect of the movement, and his team as they wage a decades long battle all the way to the United States Supreme Court, providing fresh perspective on the movement's history along the way. This is both a primer for social change and a behind-the-scenes look at how regular people can actually make a difference.
Educational Edition Includes:
DVD containing 86 and 54 minute version
Middle school, high school, and university level discussion guides
“Thoroughly moving and inspiring."
– Boston Globe
"A moving testament to the true nature of change”
– Entertainment Weekly ("The Must List")
"The definitive history of the course gay marriage took in the United States… nothing short of chilling.”
– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“A suspenseful legal yarn and an essential history lesson. But it could also provide a blueprint for the continuing civil rights challenges of our time.”
– The Village Voice
“A notification that no triumph can be taken for granted.”
– Kenneth Turan, LA Times
“An emotional, behind-the-scenes view of the campaign and strategy that ended marriage discrimination nationwide...THE FREEDOM TO MARRY truly captures the riveting story of how we won.”
– Love, inc.
“A landmark documentary”
“The Freedom to Marry is this summer's hot documentary.”
– Curve Magazine (Staff Pick)
"Required viewing for all Americans"
– Jeremy Paul, Esq; Dean, Northeastern University School of Law