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His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, were shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blamed his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the inspiring true story of Harvey Milk.

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Assassination -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Gay rights -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Milk, Harvey -- Drama.
Moscone, George, -1978 -- Drama.
San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors -- Drama.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Brolin, Josh.
Franco, James, 1978-
Garber, Victor.
Hirsch, Emile, 1985-
Luna, Diego, 1979-
Penn, Sean, 1960-
Pill, Alison, 1985-
Van Sant, Gus.
[Widescreen version].
Publisher, Date:
Montréal : Alliance Vivafilm : Distributed in Canada by Alliance Films, [2009]
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, Danny Elfman.
Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber.
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Soundtracks: English, French; subtitles: French, Spanish.
Academy Award for Best Actor (2008), Sean Penn.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Presented in widescreen format.
Special features: deleted scenes; remembering Harvey; Hollywood comes to San Francisco; Marching for Equality.
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Link to PAC
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