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Watch: The Powerful Trailer For Must-See LGBT Rights Doc ‘The Case Against 8’

Watch: The Powerful Trailer For Must-See LGBT Rights Doc 'The Case Against 8'

A big winner at both Sundance and SXSW, Ryan White and Ben Cotner’s documentary “The Case Against 8” is thankfully getting a big push — including a June 6th theatrical release — from HBO (who will air it shortly after it hits theaters on June 23rd).  Shot over five years, the film offers an incredible inside look at the legal battle behind overturning Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California back in 2008. It’s an inspiring journey that Cotner and White (along with editor Kate Amend) tightly put together into a very powerful film about a legal battle that will and has dramatically changed the legal rights situation for gay and lesbian couples in the US.

The trailer for the film was released today, and it gives you a good idea of how much kleenex you’re going to have to bring to the theater.

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