This Official Illustrated Companion Book Features Oral Histories, Archival Photographs, Behind The Scenes Stills, And The Story Of The New Focus Features Film Directed By Gus Van Sant Good Will Hunting, My Own Private Idaho , Starring Academy Award Winner Sean Penn Mystic River, Dead Man Walking As Gay Rights Icon Harvey Milk.His Life Changed History His Courage Changed Lives In 1977, Harvey Milk Was Elected To The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors, Becoming The First Openly Gay Man To Be Voted Into Major Public Office In America His Victory Was Not Just A Victory For Gay Rights He Forged Coalitions Across The Political Spectrum From Senior Citizens To Union Workers, Harvey Milk Changed The Very Nature Of What It Means To Be A Fighter For Human Rights And Became, Before His Untimely Death In 1978, A Hero For All Americans.Part I, The History, Covering Milk S Life In New York Pre 1973 Through His Death In San Francisco In 1978, Features A Brief History Of Harvey Milk 90 Historical Photos And Recollections From Milk S Many Activist Friends In His Castro Street Neighborhood, Campaigns And Eventual Victory, Prop 6 Protests, The Gay Freedom Day Parade, And Harvey Milk S Enduring Legacy.Part II, The Movie, Details The Making Of The Film, And Includes Commentary By Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, Who Was On The Set Every Day Movie Stills, Side By Side With The Historical Photos They Re Create And Behind The Scene Shots Of The Real Historical Characters Who Consulted On Or Appeared In The Film.
Director and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black escaped a repressive childhood to explore the reality of gay life in a variety of film projects, including On the Bus 2001 and the acclaimed Milk 2008 Black found an escape from his strict religious upbringing in theater, which in turn introduced him to film production, where he began his career as a filmmaker with the critically praised Journey of
- 144 pages
- Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk and the Story Behind the Film
- Dustin Lance Black
- 10 July 2019 Dustin Lance Black