Koch (2012)

Koch was released on DVD on August 27, 2013
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Former Mayor Ed Koch is the quintessential New Yorker. Still ferocious, charismatic, and hilariously blunt, the now 88-year-old Koch ruled New York from 1978 to 1989—a down-and-dirty decade of grit, graffiti, near-bankruptcy and rampant crime. First-time filmmaker (and former Wall Street Journal reporter) Neil Barsky has crafted an intimate and revealing portrait of this intensely private man, his legacy as a political titan, and the town he helped transform. The tumult of his three terms included a fiercely competitive 1977 election; an infamous 1980 transit strike; the burgeoning AIDS epidemic; landmark housing renewal initiatives; and an irreparable municipal corruption scandal. Through candid interviews and rare archival footage, Koch thrillingly chronicles the personal and political toll of running the world’s most wondrous city in a time of upheaval and reinvention.


Ed Koch

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US DVD Release Date August 27, 2013
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Complete Movie Details

Run time100 min
Theater Release DateFebruary 1, 2013
DVD Release DateAugust 27, 2013
ActorsEd Koch
DirectorNeil Barsky
StudioZeitgeist Films
MPAA Not-Rated (Not Rated)
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