Saturday, 3 January 2015

The Case Against 8 (2014)

The winner of the SofaWatch 2014 Movie Awards 2014 Documentary went to the outstanding The Case Against 8.

Title - The Case Against 8

Year of release - 2014

Genre - Documentary

Length - 1 hour 49 minutes

Rating - Not Rated

Director - Ben Cotner & Ryan White

Writer(s) - Ben Cotner & Ryan White

Who is in it? - Ted Olson, Christopher D Dusseault, Jeffrey J Zarrillo, Paul T Katami and Kristin M Perry to name a few. All appearing as themselves.

What's it about? - In May 2008 the Californian Supreme court ruled that same sex couples can be allowed the right to get married. A proposition known as Proposition 8 was then presented to voters in an effort to have the relevant constitution changed from defining marriage as just between a man and a woman. Over the next four years the proposition makes it way through the relevant courts.

Is it any good? - Yes for a law documentary it is very good.

Why should I watch it? - If you are interested in law and society then this is a documentary you need to watch. This shows you a heavy insight into US law making and amending.

How do you rate it overall? - 8/10

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