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Film Series To Screen 'Milk'

Film Series to Screen 'Milk'

March 15, 2011 – The 2010-11 Auteur Film Series will screen the film Milk at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 29.

This year’s series is titled “Rough & Poetic: Great Films About (In)Justice.” The free screening starts at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Milk is the 2008 Gus Van Sant biopic about Harvey Milk, who, in 1977, was the first openly gay man to be voted into public office in the United States when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Milk’s victory set the tone for the ongoing struggle for gay rights in the country. He also was a savvy politician, who forged coalitions across the political spectrum.

The screening is at the Living Legends Conference Center at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The film runs 128 minutes.

Some material may not be suitable for all audiences.

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