Courtesy of HBO Documentary Films

The Loving Story with director Nancy Buirski in person

Saturday, May 5, 2012, 3:00 p.m.

Part of the series Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations, presented by the Brooklyn Historical Society

Dir. Nancy Buirski. 2011, 77 mins. This moving documentary tells the story of the couple Richard and Mildred Loving and their struggle for dignity during the period of anti-miscegenation laws. Arrested in the 1960s for being an interracial couple living together in Virginia, their racially charged criminal trial and landmark Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia, changed history.

Free with Museum admission.

The Loving Story Trailer