The Case Against 8
Today's Rialto Recommends is a the landmark documentary THE CASE AGAINST 8. A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court. The San Francisco Chronicle said "Even knowing the outcome, watching 8... is like watching a well-scripted legal thriller." While the New York Times said "THE CASE AGAINST 8 functions as a valuable record of the nuts-and-bolts conference room side of advocacy - an aspect of civil rights work not often seen on screen." THE CASE AGAINST 8 is streaming on HBOMax, HBO, and DirectTV or is available to rent for a modest fee from Amazon, GooglePlay, YouTube and Vudu HERE.