The landmark decision struck down laws banning interracial marriage in the United States. The film tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple behind the famous decision. It features never-before-seen footage and still photos, along with interviews with the Lovings’ attorneys. The filmmaker became interested in making the film after reading Mildred Loving’s obituary in the N.Y. Times in 2008.
The film will debut on Valentine’s Day.
For more, see Virginia Hasn’t Always Been for Lovers: Interracial Marriage Bans and the Case of Richard and Mildred Loving from the library’s collection.