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Title Why thee wed? / directed and written by Cal Garingan ; producer, Selwyn Jacob
Published Montreal, QC : National Film Board of Canada, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (50 minutes)
Summary In 2003, British Columbia became the second Canadian province to recognize same-sex marriage. Filmmaker Cal Garingan looks beyond the headlines and introduces the eight couples who challenged the law in court. Why did they plunge into a scorching debate that meant their lives would be publicly judged? What does it mean to them to exchange marriage vows? As controversy swirls around this issue worldwide, Why Thee Wed? offers surprising and diverse perspectives on what it means for gay and lesbian couples to walk down the aisle
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed March 14, 2016)
In English
Subject Gay couples -- Canada -- Social conditions.
Gays -- Canada -- Conduct of life.
Same-sex marriage -- Canada.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Garingan, Cal, director, screenwriter
Jacob, Selwyn J., producer
National Film Board of Canada, production company