Queer Movie Night to Discuss “The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)”

(Graphic by Elijah Janka)

Monday, May 24, 7-8:30 p.m.

Currently meeting on the Zoom platform.

Zoom Link for Queer Movie Night:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85916588712

From Kanopy.com:

“A true twentieth-century trailblazer, Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to inspire disenfranchised people around the world.

The Academy Award-winning THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK, directed by Robert Epstein and produced by Richard Schmiechen, was as groundbreaking as its subject. One of the first feature documentaries to address gay life in America, it’s a work of advocacy itself, bringing Milk’s message of hope and equality to a wider audience.

This exhilarating trove of original documentary material and archival footage is as much a vivid portrait of a time and place (San Francisco’s historic Castro District in the seventies) as a testament to the legacy of a political visionary.”

View Matt Lawrences’s extended description of The Times of Harvey Milk here.

See Queer Movie Night for more information and to learn where to view the film.

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