Harvey Milk’s Enduring Legacy on LGBT Rights – a global perspective accompanied by the full a screening of the 90 minute Academy Award winning documentary, The Times of Harvey Milk.
Harvey Milk was an openly gay man who was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Milk was assassinated after just 11 months in office, but his death sparked a wave a gay rights activism across the USA.
Robert Epstein’s documentary film, The Times of Harvey Milk, chronicles Milk’s story. It won an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1984.
Stuart Milk is Harvey’s nephew. After his uncle’s death, Stuart helped found the Milk Foundation which campaigns globally for LGBT rights. Stuart will introduce the screening, and answer questions about the film and his work afterwards.
When: Wednesday, 17 February 2016 from 18:45 to 21:00
Where: Queens Building 1.15 Small Lecture Theatre, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TR
To ensure a place at this free event, please register here.