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1967. It wasn’t that long ago. Our parents were alive. Your grandparents could have been going to the movies to see Sidney Poitier and dancing to Elvis, stars that are still relevant today. 1967 was the year Richard and Mildred Loving were finally told that their love – specifically their marriage – wasn’t a crime. Full Story
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Richard and Mildred Loving were married. There was a time, not too long ago, when that wasn’t allowed. Loving is the true story of their right to love each other and be husband and wife. In fighting for that right they made it possible for others to do the same. The film screened in Cannes to great reviews and it’s already predicted that Loving will be a factor at the Oscars next year. Full Story
Yesterday in Cannes belonged to Loving, the film written and directed by Jeff Nichols that tells the true story of Mildred and Richard Loving, who broke the law by getting married in 1958. How? Well she’s black and he’s white. And back then, it was illegal in Virginia. So they were supposed to go to prison unless they left their home state for 25 years. Full Story