Friday, August 8 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
In 1972, John Wojtowicz tried to rob a Brooklyn bank to finance his lover’s sex change. The heist turned into a 14-hour hostage situation; the media frenzy made him a star, and Al Pacino later played him in Dog Day Afternoon. Featuring extraordinary footage of the robbery, period interviews and the early gay rights movement, this is the true story of a larger-than-life New Yorker: soldier, activist, mama’s boy, bank robber.
- Country USA
- Rating NR
- Running Time 100 minutes
- Director Allison Berg & François Keraudren
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