Hold Your Fire

Friday, May 20 - Thursday, June 9, 2022

Q&As with director Stefan Forbes and subject Shu’aib Raheem following the 7:20pm screening on Friday, May 20 and with director Stefan Forbes, subject Shu’aub Raheem and Jay Walker (Gays Against Guns), moderated by Virginia Vitzthum following the 7:20pm screening on Saturday, May 21!

Brooklyn, 1973. When Shu’aib Raheem and his friends attempted to steal guns for self-defense, it sparked the longest hostage siege in NYPD history. NYPD psychologist Harvey Schlossberg fought to avert a bloodbath, reform police methods, and save the lives of hostages, police, and the four young Muslim men at the heart of the conflict.   

  • Year 2021
  • Running Time 95 minutes
  • Distributor IFC Films
  • Director Stefan Forbes
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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