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The times of Harvey Milk [videorecording] / Black Sand Productions presents ; produced by Richard Schmiechen ; directed by Rob Epstein.

Contributor(s): Epstein, Robert P, 1955- | Milk, Harvey | Kronenberg, Anne | Hartmann, Tory | Ammiano, Tom | Elliot, Jim | Der, Henry | Yeomans, Jeannine | Kraus, Bill | Gearhart, Sally Miller, 1931- | Fierstein, Harvey, 1954- | Black Sand Productions | New Yorker Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [New York, NY] : Sand Productions Inc., Distributors, Telling Pictures, c2004Edition: 20th anniversary collector's ed.Description: 1 videodisc of 1 DVD (ca 108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1567303501.Subject(s): Milk, Harvey | Gay politicians -- California -- San Francisco | Assassination -- California -- San Francisco | Gay men -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography | Gay liberation movement -- United States | San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Documentary videos.DDC classification: 364.152/4/092
Production Credits: Director of photography, Frances Reid ; editors, Rob Epstein, Deborah Hoffman ; music, Mark Isham ; production designer, Michael McNeil.
Harvey Milk, Anne Kronenberg, Tory Hartmann, Tom Ammiano, Jim Elliot, Henry Der, Jeannine Yeomans, Bill Kraus, Sally M. Gearhart.Narrated by Harvey Fierstein.Summary: 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.
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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.

Director of photography, Frances Reid ; editors, Rob Epstein, Deborah Hoffman ; music, Mark Isham ; production designer, Michael McNeil.

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.

MPAA rating: not rated.

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

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