Why It's FilmBuff
The name Harvey Milk rose to prominence in everyday homes around the world after Sean Penn's electric performance in Gus Van Sant's Academy Award nominated film about this political gay icon. But could the actual person be as charismatic as Sean Penn? Well this documentary captures the real Harvey Milk and allows for the real people in his life to discuss their friend in their own words. Masterfully edited, this film provides an in depth view to the time and the world in which Harvey Milk lived. As far as we're concerned, there is plenty of room for two Harvey Milk movies in this world...and the general public shouldn't miss either.