The Times of Harvey Milk Poster

Release Date: October 26th, 1984

DVD Release Date: June 8th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Operating from his camera store in San Francisco's Castro district, charismatic Harvey Milk is defeated three times before being elected to the city's Board of Supervisors, making him California's first openly gay public official. On the job he meets fellow supervisor Dan White, a homophobic ex-fireman with whom Milk develops a troubled working relationship. White grows increasingly disgruntled, resigns from his position and subsequently assassinates both Milk and Mayor George Moscone.

Cast: Harvey Fierstein, Harvey Milk, Anne Kronenberg, Tory Hartmann, Tom Ammiano, Jim Elliott, Henry Der, Jeannine Yeomans

Director: Rob Epstein

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Pacific Arts, Black Sand Productions

Distributors: TC Films International, New Yorker Films

Keywords: 1970s, Underdog, Inspiring, Engaging, Emotional, Rise

Awards

Winner Documentary (Feature)