One Wedding and a Revolution and Celebrating the Life of Del Martin DVD

$20.00

Reveals the inspiration, motivation and political challenges at San Francisco City Hall during the frantic days leading up to the first government-sanctioned same-sex marriage.

SKU: OWR-DVD

Description

In February 2004, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom made headlines when he decided to grant marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. This 19-minute film reveals the inspiration, motivation and political challenges behind the mayor’s landmark decision. It contains now-historic footage of the tearful exchange of vows between long-time lesbian activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon who, celebrating their 51st anniversary, were the first couple to tie the knot. Special features on the DVD include a director’s interview.

Packed with humor, compassion and political grit, One Wedding and a Revolution has won numerous documentary awards at film festivals all over the world.

Presented in association with The National Center for Lesbian Rights.

New re-released 2012 DVD includes:

  • One Wedding and a Revolution (running time 20 minutes)
  • Celebrating the Life of Del Martin (running time 58 minutes)
  • Del and Phyllis’ SECOND wedding ceremony, in 2008, after California legalized same-sex marriage
  • Interview with the Director
  • Interactive timeline of Del Martin’s activism and life
  • Closed Captioning

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