A United Kingdom

2017-03-08T07:11:03+00:00March 8th, 2017|

Loving, the stirring film about a mixed-race couple fighting against 1960s miscegenation laws in Virginia, has a sophisticated cousin from across the pond: A United Kingdom, the latest work by British director Amma Asanta. The film, which arrives stateside in February, follows the true story of the first Botswanan president, Seretse Khama, and his English wife, Ruth Williams. The mixed-race couple, played by David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike, made headlines when they married in 1948. “To me, I always think that we know that times are changing when there’s more [...]