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EDIE WINDSOR: TO A MORE PERFECT UNION

  • Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre 8712 109 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB, T6G 1E9 Canada (map)

Directed by Donna Zaccaro | 2017 | USA | 63 min

This rousing and inspiring new documentary chronicles a couple of very unlikely heroes -- octogenarian Edie Windsor and her attorney, Roberta Kaplan, on their quest for justice.

Edie had been forced to pay a huge estate tax bill upon the death of her spouse, because the federal government denied federal benefits to same-sex couples - and Edie's spouse was a woman.

Seeking justice, Edie decided to sue the United States government - changing the course of history in the process.

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Preceded by the short film: HEATHER HAS 4 MOMS

Directed by Jeanette Buck | 2018 | USA/UK | 14 min

When Heather decides to lose her virginity for her 15th birthday, Mom’s wife must convince Mom, and Mom’s ex, and Mom’s ex’s partner that it’s time for Heather to have “the talk”. Which mom is ready to help Heather make a big decision? It’s a mother-daughter story. Times four.

 
Earlier Event: November 3
STUDIO 54
Later Event: November 4
MAN MADE