Drawing from a wealth of stunning archival footage, The Loving Story recreates a seminal moment in history in uncommon style, anchoring a timely message of marriage equality in a personal, human love story.
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The Loving Story captures a couple going about their own family affairs until forced onto a larger stage. Bernard Cohen, half of their ACLU team, reminds us that "Challenging the anti-miscegenation laws was the most serious threat to the White racists, and even those Whites who were not racist but were very pro-establishment."
Sublime archival footage and Life photos serve their quiet dignity and this telling well.