Milk | Film Club — U.S. Elections

When: 15.03.2016 - 18:00 - 20:10
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Admission: 

Free


Main image Sean Penn as Harvey Milk

Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

Directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Dustin Lance Black, the film stars Sean Penn as Milk and Josh Brolin as Dan White, a city supervisor who assassinated Milk. The film was released to much acclaim and earned numerous accolades from film critics and guilds.

Ultimately, it received eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning two for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Penn and Best Original Screenplay for Black.

In English, with English subtitles. IMDB rating: 7,7. 128 mins.