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The Big Event


Jun 21, 2018

Episode 31 of The Big Event podcast inducts the 2008 film “Milk” into the San Francisco Cinema Greatest of All Time. The film was first proposed in the 1990s with Robin Williams starring, and eventually won an Academy Award for Sean Penn in the title role. Hosted by Peter Hartlaub. Chronicle editor in chief Audrey Cooper and City Hall columnist Heather Knight join the conversation.

Recorded in the San Francisco Chronicle’s basement archive.

Theme music is "The Tide Will Rise" by the Sunset Shipwrecks. Opening signature by Leah Garchik.