Now Showing: Limited Partnership

This season, Community Cinema celebrates 10 years of uniting people through independent film. Available in more than 75 cities nationwide, Community Cinema presents free screenings and discussions around the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary series Independent Lens. By igniting conversations around issues that affect us all, Community Cinema creates real and lasting change — both at home and around the world.

Limited Partnership follows the story of one gay couple fell in love decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, and took on the US government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

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    Share Your Love Story

    Inspired by Richard and Tony's love story? Download the StoryCorps app to record and share your story in celebration of love. Add the tag or keyword "Limited Partnership" when you upload your story.

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    Build a Community of Support

    Connect with other families and individuals in your area to build a community of support for LGBT people, their families, and friends through PFLAG.

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    Learn Where Your State Stands

    Discover your state’s same-sex marriage and LGBT rights laws. Visit the Human Rights Campaign’s site to see each state’s policies outlined on an interactive map.

  • Life Without a Stable Home

    For many people, the term homeless conjures up an image of a dirty, unkempt person panhandling on a city street, or living in a homeless shelter. While that may describe one category of homeless individuals, the term goes beyond that urban cliché and encompasses people in many different geographical areas and in all age ranges, from the very youngest to the very old.

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  • Letter from the Filmmakers: The Homestretch

    Five years ago, a young high school student that Kirsten was working with on a theater project revealed to her that he was homeless and completely on his own. It was one of those moments in life when everything just stopped — how could this be?

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  • Letter from the Filmmakers: American Denial

    In the wake of recent events that have sparked a national dialogue on race dynamics, American Denial explores the impact of unconscious biases around race and class, using Gunmar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism.  In the following excerpt from the Community Cinema American Denial Discussion Guide, we asked the filmmakers, Llewellyn Smith (Producer/Director), Christine Herbes-Sommers […]

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  • A Path Appears: Sex Trafficking in the USA

    Sex trafficking is believed to be the most common form of modern-day slavery with the United States as a significant destination, origin, and transit country for victims and perpetrators. Although there is widespread concern that incidents of sex trafficking in the United States are on the rise, the scope of the problem is not fully understood and data about sex trafficking (especially about minors) are notoriously difficult to document.

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  • A Chat with the Filmmaker: A Path Appears Director and Executive Producer, Maro Chermayeff

    A Path Appears is inspired by and based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s newest book A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity. This four-hour series and book is a natural follow-up to our groundbreaking transmedia project Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Kristof and WuDunn started formulating their concept for their new book as we were nearing our PBS broadcast premiere of Half the Sky in fall 2012.

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