John M. Becker

WATCH: Trailer for HBO's 'The Case Against 8'

Filed By John M. Becker | May 02, 2014 10:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History
Tags: Case Against 8, gay marriage, HBO, HBO film, marriage equality, Prop 8, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage

case-against-8-hbo.jpgHBO has released the official trailer for The Case Against 8, an award-winning documentary from Ben Cotner and Ryan White that follows Proposition 8 plaintiffs Kris Perry, Sandy Stier, Paul Katami, and Jeff Zarrillo, and attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies, as they battled marriage discrimination in the Golden State.

The film, which won the Audience Award at SXSW and the Best Directing Award at Sundance, premieres in theatres on June 6 and will air on HBO on June 23.

Via press release:

The Case Against 8 takes a riveting, inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Five years in the making, with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the powerhouse legal team of Ted Olson and David Boies, who previously faced off as opposing counsel in Bush v. Gore, along with the four plaintiffs in the suit, the film provides a definitive account of the battle that effectively ended marriage discrimination in California.

Watch the trailer, after the jump.

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