Behind the Camera: Jeff Nichols on The True Story of "Loving"

 

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Behind the Camera: Jeff Nichols on The True Story of "Loving"
November 03, 2016

In this NBCUniversal.com exclusive, writer/director Jeff Nichols sits down to discuss his work on Focus Features' new film "Loving." The film stars Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga as Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage.

To learn more about the story, watch this 1967 NBC Nightly News feature from the archives on the original decision.

"Loving" hits U.S. theaters on November 4, 2016.

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