The Loving Story


1h 17m 2011

Brief Synopsis

An interracial marriage leads to a criminal trial in this gripping documentary of the Civil Rights era. White Richard and mixed-race Mildred Loving fell for each other at a time when interracial marriage was illegal in their home state of Virginia. When they're convicted of the felony crime of misce

Film Details

Also Known As
Long Way Home: The Loving Story, Loving Story
Release Date
2011

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

Synopsis

An interracial marriage leads to a criminal trial in this gripping documentary of the Civil Rights era. White Richard and mixed-race Mildred Loving fell for each other at a time when interracial marriage was illegal in their home state of Virginia. When they're convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation, two young ACLU lawyers take their case to the United States Supreme Court.

Crew

Nancy Abraham

Producer

Neda Armian

Supervising Producer

Edward Ayers

Advisor

David Baldwin

Associate Producer

Mark Barroso

Sound

Geof Bartz

Editor

Ira Berlin

Advisor

Scott Berrie

Executive Producer

Michael Boyle

Sound

Rick Broat

On-Line Editor

Nancy Buirski

Producer

Nancy Buirski

Writer

Ric Burns

Consulting Producer

Claire Chandler

Assistant Editor

Judith R Cohen

Consultant

Jennifer Cromling

Production Associate

Jennifer Cromling

Production Accountant

Jennifer Cromling

Assistant Editor

Martin Czembor

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Walter Dellinger

Advisor

Ariel Dorfman

Advisor

Noah Feldman

Advisor

William Ferris

Advisor

Dan Fulton

Assistant Sound Editor

Nancy Galdy

Consultant

Shang Gao

Production Assistant

Henry Louis Gates

Advisor

Grace Elizabeth Hale

Advisor

Tessa Haviland

Production

Tessa Haviland

Researcher

Chris Hegedus

Advisor

Martha Hodes

Advisor

Beth Hubbard

Consultant

John L Jackson

Advisor

Susan Jacobs

Music Supervisor

Elisabeth Haviland James

Editor

Elisabeth Haviland James

Producer

Lewanne Jones

Researcher

Tammy L. Kernodle

Advisor

Bradley Kimbrough

Visual Effects

George La Noue

Advisor

Revere La Noue

Advisor

David Majzlin

Original Music

Rex Miller

Cinematographer

Steve Milligan

Cinematographer

Toril Moi

Advisor

Jackie Mulhearn

Music Supervisor

Sheila Nevins

Executive Producer

Phyl Newbeck

Consultant

David L. Paletz

Advisor

Anna Sang Park

Producer

D.a. Pennebaker

Advisor

Polly Pettit

Researcher

Sam Pollard

Consulting Producer

Susie Ruth Powell

Writer

Mackenzie Reif

Music Supervisor

Patricia Romeu

Coproducer

Patricia Romeu

Researcher

Erica Rosen

Production

Martin Scorsese

Advisor

Steven Silver

Consultant

Marshall Sonenshine

Executive Producer

Joshua Steadman

Titles

Mike Taylor

Music

C. Davis Walters

Production Accountant

Jenny Warburg

Consultant

Marie Wilson

Advisor

William Zabel

Advisor

Film Details

Also Known As
Long Way Home: The Loving Story, Loving Story
Release Date
2011

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States December 7, 2012

Released in United States 2011 (Spotlight)

Released in United States 2011 (Sterling US Competition)

Released in United States 2011

Released in United States 2012

Original airing in United States February 14, 2012

Original airing in United States February 14, 2012

Released in United States 2012 (True Stories)

Originally in development as a feature.

Aired in USA on HBO February 14, 2012.

Limited Release in United States December 7, 2012