This movie was originally unveiled on May well seven, 2012, on the a person calendar year anniversary of my partner Tom Bridegroom’s tragic death. It quickly went viral and led to the attribute documentary film, BRIDEGROOM, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2013. The film went on to have its television premiere on the Oprah Winfrey Community and is now available on Netflix and iTunes. It has gained a number of Viewers Awards at film festivals and just lately was awarded the GLAAD New Media Award for Best Documentary.
BRIDEGROOM gives an intensely private edge to the ongoing discussion more than the authorized legal rights of very same-sex partners. Interviews, pictures and movie footage all testify to the unusual connection that drew alongside one another Shane Bitney Crone and Tom Bridegroom. For 6 many years they remained united inspite of extreme troubles from each family members and society, right up until a tragic incident tears apart their goals. Now a person ought to fight to be regarded as his soulmate’s authentic counterpart.
“This is really, on a person degree, a great, unfortunate, heartbreaking however exhilarating and life affirming story, and on another degree, it’s a story about our nation’s battle to make a person extra move in forming a extra perfect union, for which relationship is each the symbol and compound,” explained Former President Monthly bill Clinton of the film.
BRIDEGROOM gained the Viewers Awards for Best Documentary at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, the 2013 Toronto Inside of Out Festival and the 2013 Minimal Rock Film Festival as nicely as Exceptional Documentary Element at the 2013 Outfest in LA. Most lately it gained Best Documentary at the GLAAD Media Awards. It designed its television debut on the Oprah Winfrey Community and is now available on Netflix and iTunes.
– Shane Bitney Crone