Paramount On Screen: Milk [R]

Paramount On Screen: Milk [R]

Movies | 06/9/2024 | 2:00PM

2008 | R | Runtime: 128 minutes

His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Academy Award-winner Sean Penn stars in this stirring celebration of Harvey Milk, a true man of the people. Based on the inspiring true story of the first openly gay man elected to major public office, this compelling film follows Milk’s powerful journey to inspire hope for equal rights during one of the least tolerant times in our nation’s history. With a stunning all-star, cast including Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna, and James Franco, it’s the emotionally charged story that was proclaimed the Winner of The New York Film Critics Circle Best Picture Award!

Image credits: Universal

Did you know?

  • The filming location for Harvey Milk’s business, Castro Camera, was the real storefront where the actual business had once been. At the time of filming (mid-2008), it was a gift shop called “Given”; the film crew worked with the owner of the gift shop to recreate the look of Milk’s camera store inside the space and restored it to its 2008 appearance after filming.
  • Thousands of people agreed to take part in the film as extras for free.
  • Sean Penn’s cosmetic transformation in the film included a prosthetic nose and teeth, contact lenses, and a redesigned hairline. His makeup was done by Academy Award-winner Stephan Dupuis.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 9.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • June 9, 2024 | 2:00PM
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  • Sean Penn as "Harvey Milk"
  • Emile Hirsch as "Cleve Jones"
  • Josh Brolin as "Dan White"
  • Diego Luna as "Jack Lira"
  • James Franco as "Scott Smith"
  • Alison Pill as "Anne Kronenberg"
  • Victor Garber as "Mayor Moscone"

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