US PREMIERE In 1973, four young Black Muslims held up a sporting goods store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The bungled robbery triggered a response of deadly force by a then mostly-white police force and the longest hostage siege in NYPD history. Director Stefan Forbes, producer Fab Five Freddy and their team reconstruct what took place through the Rashomon-like perspectives of the robbers, hostages, and cops. The result is, in the words of New York Times critic Manohla Dargis, “a jaw-dropper.” – Thom Powers

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Stefan Forbes and Producer Fab Five Freddy 

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Director: Stefan Forbes
Producer: Tia Wou, Fab Five Freddy, Amir Soltani
Writer: Stefan Forbes
Cinematographer: Stefan Forbes
Editor: Stefan Forbes
Music: Jonathan Sanford
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2021
Publicist: IFC FIlms