Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Recreation of Prop. 8 trial launched

Filmmakers John Ainsworth and John Ireland are using the transcript of January's federal Perry vs. Schwarzenegger trial proceedings as a script for their newest work. The video series brings life to arguments for and against California's Proposition 8, which revoked the right of same-sex couples to marry in that state.

The filmmakers launched the project after the U.S. Supreme Court forced the judge in the Prop. 8 case to withdraw plans to air video of the trial on YouTube.

Cast members include Tess Harper, Adrienne Barbeau and Jack Laufer. The initial episodes have already been posted to

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