George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Martin Sheen lead an all-star cast in this powerful portrait of an American civil rights struggle. In 2008, California’s Proposition 8 stripped the freedom to marry away from gay and lesbian couples. Now, two of the nation’s most renowned attorneys have joined forces to challenge Proposition 8 under the United States Constitution. 8 faithfully recreates the progression of the historic trial through court transcripts and interviews with the plaintiffs, as their stories are brought to life before a live audience. Includes interviews with the playwright and actors.
Exclusive interviews with Dustin Lance Black and Rob Reiner, playwright and director of 8. Interviews with David Boies and Theodore B. Olson, lead attorneys for the plaintiffs challenging Proposition 8.
Backstage interview montage with actors George Clooney, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis, John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and James Pickens, Jr.