The Times of Harvey Milk

"He was powerful, charismatic, compassionate and gay. After eleven months in office he was assassinated."

This documentary follows the political career of Harvey Milk, San Francisco’s first openly gay official to be elected to public office when he took at seat on the city’s Board of Supervisors. Milk’s life in politics as a vocal supporter of gay rights is chronicled up to his assassination, along with Mayor George Moscone, in 1978 by Dan White, another supervisor.

The Oscar-winning film, directed by Robert Epstein, includes interviews with Milk’s contemporaries and provides a glimpse into the issues surrounding the life of this iconic figure in the gay rights movement.

| 1983 | 1 hr 30 min | 8.4/10
Robert Epstein, Rob Epstein
The Times of Harvey Milk

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