I’m told there’s a Gus Van Sant movie being made about openly gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk (played by “tough guy” actor Sean Penn. Supervisor Milk and Mayor George Moscone were assassinated in City Hall in 1978 by Dan White, a crazed former supervisor.
The film is being shot in the City’s far- from- shy Castro District, and to sync the scenes with the era, store owners were asked [paid!] to dress up their windows a la 197os. Here’s a sampling of fun photos from my friend Leon Kunke.