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Springfield’s Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael Holds Special Screening of ‘The Freedom to Marry’ Documentary

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Sunday June 4, Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael (TBAY) “…is thrilled to support a special screening of The Freedom to Marry”.  A film described as “…the new, highly acclaimed documentary that tells the story of how love won nationwide.” 

Tickets for the movie are $5 and can be bought online or at TBAY.  TBAY’s address is 60 Temple Drive in Springfield and the phone number is 973-376-0539.

The ticketing link is www.freedomnj.brownpapertickets.com

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The film will be followed by a question and answer session with Eddie Rosenstein, the film’s director.

According to the website Rotten Tomatoes, the documentary “Tomatometer” rating is 90% and its "Audience Score" is 91%.  According to website, “THE FREEDOM TO MARRY is an intimate and epic documentary which goes behind-the-scenes to reveal the inner workings and key players of this historic civil rights struggle. This is a riveting ride alongside Evan Wolfson, the man known as architect of the movement, civil rights attorney Mary Bonauto, and their key colleagues as they wage their climactic battle before the United States Supreme Court, providing fresh perspective on the movement's history along the way. This is a primer for social change, and an inspirational tale of how people can actually make a difference.

It has received Best Documentary awards from the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Savannah Film Festival, Three Rivers Film Festival and the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival.

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