The Times of Harvey Milk

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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.

Release details

Release date: Thursday September 20 1984
Duration: 87 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Robert Epstein
Screenwriter: Judith Coburn, Carter Wilson
Cast: Harvey Fierstein