Run Time: 80 min Release Date: Jul 13, 2010 Year Produced: 2010 Rating: R Language: English/Closed Captions Directed by: Reed Cowan Starring: DUSTIN LANCE BLACK
This film appeals to: All Audiences Booking Formats: DigiBeta, DVD

WINNER: GLAAD MEDIA AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

WINNER: Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) Documentary of the Year

“Outstanding and urgent.” —The Los Angeles Times

Narrated by Academy Award winning Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, 8: The Mormon Proposition is an indictment of the Mormon Church’s involvement in the promotion and passage of California’s anti-gay Proposition 8 ballot measure and the Mormon religion’s secretive, decades-long campaign against gay rights.

This acclaimed documentary has earned rave reviews since premiering at the Sundance Film Festival.

Awards & Press Quotes

“AUDACIOUS look at the church’s role in Gay-Marriage ban.” – The Washington Post

“Outstanding and urgent.” —The Los Angeles Times
“Highly emotional….a wrenching exploration.” —The New York Times
“**** out of 5” —The New York Daily News
“A vital, important cry for an open dialogue.”  – THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE
“Amazing! Will knock your socks off . . . could be the movie of the year.” – THE HUFFINGTON POST
“Sparks an informed dialogue.” – VARIETY
“One of the buzzier documentaries to debut at this year’s Sundance Film Fest.” – THE WASHINGTON POST
“POWERFUL STUFF!” – SALT LAKE, THE MAGAZINE FOR UTAH
“The true achievement of this film is the way it humanizes the consequences of the matter at hand.” – SCREEN CRAVE
“Insightful and sometimes shocking.” – SBCC FILM REVIEWS
MICHAEL MOORE SAYS: “This is not just a document of a vote gone wrong. It is an emotional, powerful film about the damage done to people whose crime is that they love each other. And when did California become Utah?”