The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an activist for gay rights and inspires others to join him in his fight for equal rights that should be available to all Americans.
- Genre: History, Drama
- Studio: Jinks/Cohen Company, Groundswell Productions, Focus Features
- Keyword: california, san francisco, california, homophobia, 1970s, mayor, biography, politics, politician, election campaign, based on true story, murder, male homosexuality, morality, election, lgbt, candlelight vigil, lgbt activist, mayoral campaign, gay history, gay theme, gay, gay rights
- Cast: Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill