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The times of Harvey Milk

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Call number: DVD 305.906 Ti

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

Additional Details

Originally aired as a television documentary in 1984.

Special features: disk 1: commentary with Rob Epstein, Deborah Hoffman, and Daniel Nicoletta. disk 2: outtakes featurette: Harvey speaks out; Academy Award's presentation 1985; San Francisco premiere - Castro Theatre; Rob Epstein and Tom Ammiano at the Director's Guild Los Angeles; Dan White update; alternate ending; 1st anniversary: Mayor Dianne Feinstein; 25th anniversary: Harry Britt: Harvey Milk's appointed successor; Chris Moscone, George Moscone's son; The Dan White case revisited; Stuart Milk, Harvey Milk's nephew; candlelight memorial; filmmaker's photo gallery; theatrical trailer.

Harvey Milk, Anne Kronenberg, Tory Hartmann, Tom Ammiano, Jim Elliot, Henry Der, Jeannine Yeomans, Bill Kraus, Sally M. Gearhart.

Narrated by Harvey Fierstein.

Documents the life, career, and assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person elected to public office in San Francisco. Milk was shot to death, along with mayor George Moscone, by city supervisor Dan White on Nov. 22, 1978; White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and was paroled in 1985. Examines Milk's life leading up to his assassination, his successful efforts to politically represent San Francisco's gay community, and the city's reaction to the assassinations through extensive news footage and personal recollections.

DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.

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