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Film: 'Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement'

Windsor's lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan is one of two that the Supreme Court agreed to take up Dec. 7 when it announced it would hear arguments over California's ban on same-sex unions and Windsor's dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples.
Full NPR story: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=168307362

Film Summary:
http://www.blessblessproductions.com/ediethea.html

The story of Edie and Thea is a documentary about two soulmates whose love begins with an instant magnetic attraction and lasts 42 years and counting. But like the great love stories of literature and lore Tristan and Isolde, Romeo and Juliet, Gertrude and Alice Edie and Thea's story is one of forbidden love.

Shortly after they meet in New York's West Village in the early 1960s, they become "engaged", though the idea of a civil marriage for gay and lesbian couples was unthinkable at the time and would not come to pass for another 4 decades.

Where

Hodges Library Auditorium

1015 Volunteer Boulevard Southwest
Floor 1, Library Auditorium
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

When

Wednesday, 13 February, 2013

Who to contact

Contact:

Donna Braquet

Phone: 865-974-7803
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

Free and open to the public