Seen 3 January 2009
The film title refers to the life and times of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay politician in
The demands of a growing movement and latter public office, took a toll on Milk’s private life with devastating effect on some occasions. Juggling the two halves is never easy and one could never satisfy all parties involved. But at least, he started something, and the movement grows from strength to strength.
A balanced look of a significant time in the American civil rights movement during the 1970s and the results we see now are just rewards for the sacrifices made during the struggles.