Sean Penn in Milk

Only 3 days left to enter.

Milk is in limited release right now but is set to go wide on December 12. It stars Sean Penn and James Francoe. If all this is news to you, get out from under your rock and read about it. Continue reading to find out how to win.

After moving to San Francisco, the middle-aged New Yorker, Harvey Milk, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors in 1977, making him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the USA. The following year, both he and the city’s mayor, George Moscone, were shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blamed his former colleagues for denying White’s attempt to rescind his resignation from the board.

Mr. Milk had been the subject of several books and the Academy Award-winning documentary feature, The Times of Harvey Milk (1984); but Milk (2008) is the first fictional feature to explore private aspects of the man’s personal life and career.

Milk was filmed on location in San Francisco. Many of Mr Milk’s real-life surviving friends and former associates participated in the making of this film, several appearing on camera.

Consequently, I was told I could give away a few prizes for the movie. So here’s your chance to win your very own Milk prize pack (pic here). Four winners will be chosen.

First place will win the grand prize:

Levi’s Canvas Tote Bag filled with:

  • Sweatshirt (made from recycled materials)
  • Script Book
  • Hat
  • T-Shirt
  • Soundtrack
  • Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk

3 runners up will win:

Levi’s Canvas Tote Bag filled with:

  • Hat
  • T-shirt
  • Soundtrack
  • Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk

All you have to do is:

  1. Come up with a caption for the image up top.
  2. Post it in the comments or if you’re one of those people, e-mail it to . Remember to use a valid e-mail address so I can notify you if you win and set your junk filters to accept mail from me.

The contest will end in 4 weeks on Monday, January 5.

Here’s the trailer for those interested.

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