Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Free screening of documentary The Loving Story at Old U.S. Mint Thursday

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Mildred and Richard Loving
  • Mildred and Richard Loving

HBO documentary The Loving Story examines the lives of Mildred and Richard Loving, who were arrested in 1958 and prosecuted under Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws for their interracial marriage. The film will be screened 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Old U.S. Mint (400 Esplanade Ave.). Following the film will be a discussion led by Tulane Law Professor Dr. Robert St. Martin Westley. The event is free and open to the public. Go here and scroll down for additional information. Loving, a narrative film about the couple written and directed by Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) is set for release this fall.

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