Loving – Words & Film
July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us for a free showing of
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court’s historic 1967 decision.
In 1958, in the state of Virginia, the idea of interracial marriage was not only considered to be immoral to many, it was also illegal. When Richard and Mildred fall in love, they are aware of the eyes staring at them and the words said behind their backs. It is when they get married, however, that words and looks become actions, and the two are arrested. The couple decide to take their case all the way to the Supreme Court in order to fight for their love .
This film written and directed by Jeff Nichols, stars Joel Edgerton (Black Mass) and Ruth Negga (World War Z.).
This film is rated PG-13
View the trailer here: