Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story

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Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story
Directed by John L'Ecuyer
Produced by Heather Gordon Haldane
Written by Michael MacLennan
Starring Aaron Ashmore
Music by Gary Koftinoff
Cinematography Glenn Warner
Edited by Mike Lee
Production
company
Distributed by Lifetime Television
Release date
  • 1 June 2004 (2004-06-01) (Canada)
  • 28 April 2005 (2005-04-28) (U.S.)
Running time
92 min.
Country Canada
Language English

Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story is a Canadian television film, which aired on CTV in 2004. The film is about Marc Hall, a gay Canadian teenager whose legal fight (Marc Hall v. Durham Catholic School Board) to bring a same-sex date to his Catholic high school prom made headlines in 2002.

Plot[edit]

In Inniston, Marc Hall (Aaron Ashmore) is popular and his sexuality relatively well-accepted by his classmates and later his parents. But when he decides to take his boyfriend to the prom as his date, he finds he has stepped over the line straight into the fight of his young life and sends ripples though Canada's media. From just an ordinary teenager, he becomes an icon for LGBT rights across the nation when he discovers he is battling discrimination to date whoever he wants within the spotlight of the nation's media cast center on his struggle,

Cast[edit]

The offices of Toronto-based Tapestry Pictures were trashed one week before the film's television premiere, and the producers feared the vandalism was linked to its coming, controversial film.

See also[edit]

Marc Hall v. Durham Catholic School Board

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