While recent years have seen fights over whether same sex couple should have the right to marry, it’s easy to forget that it’s not too long ago that in parts of the US, people of different races were barred from marriage. Loving takes a look at a relationship that sparked a vital court case.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘“Loving” celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry – making their love story an inspiration to couples everywhere.’
The movie should be out later this year. Take a look at the trailer below. [Read more…]