Hold Your Fire
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Q&A with director Stefan Forbes and subject Shu’aib Raheem following the 7:30pm screening on Wednesday, May 18.
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.
Screening as part of the Spring 2022 season of Pure Nonfiction. Tickets for Pure Nonfiction screenings are $19 for the general public and $16 for IFC Center Members. A Season Pass, good for all Spring 2022 films (Apr 5 – May 24) is available at $145 ($105 IFC Center members).
the heart of the conflict.
- Running Time 95 minutes
- Distributor Pure Nonfiction
- Director Stefan Forbes
- Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil, Descriptive Audio, Closed Captioning
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