Oxford Brookes Documentary Club: The Case against 8

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The Case against 8

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre , John Henry Brookes , Headington Campus


A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Filmmakers: Ben Cotner and Ryan White

Click here to watch trailer

Oxford Brookes Documentary Club is dedicated to bringing you interesting and inspiring documentaries that give voice to a wide variety of topics.

All our events are free and open to all.

Book your ticket and you will get 10% discount voucher in Cafe Central.

Pre-theatre menu is available from 5 - 7pm in in Roost at the Lounge. £6.50 for 2 courses!

This project is kindly supported by the Faculty of TDE.

There is limited parking available at Gipsy Lane and Headington Hill Hall from 4.30pm, and it is on a first come, first served basis.

Full Programme:

  • Thursday 3rd March - Hungry for Change
  • Thursday 10th March - The Cove
  • Thursday 17th March - Hawking
  • Thursday 24th March - Searching for Sugar Man
  • Thursday 14th April - How to change the World
  • Thursday 21st April - Finding Joe
  • Thursday 28th April - Generation Right
  • Thursday 5th May - Oxford Filmmakers Night