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One Life Milk
Movie Classics One Life to Lens: of Milk, Men, and Biopics

Turning the story of real person in a cinematic biography is not as easy as it looks. Scott Macaulay plumbs the genre’s pitfalls and looks at films, like Gus Van Sant’s Milk, that get it right.

 
Gus Van Sant, directing
people in film Mighty Real: Gus Van Sant on Milk

Gus Van Sant has made his own reality, but in Milk he has taken on bringing history to life.

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Inside Our Movies Milk has World Premiere In San Francisco

All of San Francisco crammed into the historical Casto Theater Tuesday night for the premiere of Gus Van Sant’s Milk, a portrait of Harvey Milk, the out San Francisco politician who was murdered with Mayor Moscone in 1978. This was a night of celebration and protest.

 
School's Out - LEADPHOTO
Inside Our Movies School's Out

New York's Harvey Milk High School, named after the slain politician, is the first LBGT educational institution. Felipe Tewes meets this year's graduating class.

Milk campaign poster
Inside Our Movies Harvey Milk Lives

FilmInFocus visits the set of Gus Van Sant's Milk.

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Inside Our Movies Where Are They Now?

Gus van Sant's Milk not only tells the inspirational story of Harvey Milk but of a whole team of people who helped him in his political ascent. FilmInFocus catches up with them here.

The Incredible True Stories from the Milk Mosaic - LEADPHOTO
Inside Our Movies The Incredible True Stories from the Milk Mosaic

Harvey Milk's life touched and inspired thousands of people; here are just a few of them.

Harvey Milk
Inside Our Movies Podcast: Out of the Bars and into the Streets

In association with the new Inside Stories website, FilmInFocus presents an audio tour of Harvey Milk’s San Francisco featuring archival material and interviews with Milk’s friends and colleagues.

New York’s Firehouse
Movie Music Milk Marched to a Disco Beat

The gay revolution that Milk launched in 70s San Francisco found its musical counterpoint in the Disco/Dance Scene happening in the clubs.

Sean Penn in Milk
people in film Penn There, Done That

Milk is not the first time Sean Penn has delivered an Oscar-worthy role.