Koch

Overview

Filmmaker Neil Barsky offers a glimpse into the life of former New York City mayor Ed Koch in this documentary, which presents the story of the man who led one of the country's most prosperous cities against the backdrop of the pressing social issues that affect the entire nation.
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Overview

Filmmaker Neil Barsky offers a glimpse into the life of former New York City mayor Ed Koch in this documentary, which presents the story of the man who led one of the country's most prosperous cities against the backdrop of the pressing social issues that affect the entire nation.
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Special Features

Witnesses NYC: A new film by Director Neil Barsky, featuring more extraordinary 1980s archival footage plus interviews with New Yorkers who lived through the Koch years (29 min); Director interview by filmmaker Ondi Timoner (Dig), for BYOD: Bring Your Own Doc (35 min); Ed Koch Q&A at the New York Jewish Film Festival , his final public appearance (17 min); Original theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/2013
  • UPC: 795975115339
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Source: Zeitgeist Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:35:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 42,896

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ed Koch Participant
Michael Bloomberg Participant
Calvin O. Butts III Participant
Carl McCall Participant
Christine Quinn Participant
Charles Rangel Participant
Technical Credits
Neil Barsky Director, Executive Producer
Mark Degli Antoni Score Composer
Jenny Carchman Producer
Joan S. Davidson Executive Producer
Tom Hurwitz Cinematographer
Lindsey Megrue Co-producer
Amilca Palmer Associate Producer
Juliet Weber Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Koch
1. "This Belongs to Me" [4:29]
2. 1977: The Mayoral Race [6:32]
3. Meade Esposito & Bess Myerson [5:11]
4. 1978: Bigger Than Life [5:36]
5. 1980: Transit Strike & Sydenham [8:25]
6. The Rise of Mr. Reformer [8:42]
7. 1981: Reelection & Revival [8:24]
8. 1985: Housing Initiatives [8:06]
9. 1986: Corruption & Scandals [6:02]
10. The AIDS Crisis [6:28]
11. "Phoenix Is Down" [7:00]
12. 1989: End of an Era [6:41]
13. A Second Life [4:50]
14. Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge [2:06]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Koch
   Play The Movie
   Chapters
   Audio and Subtitles
      Audio
         2.0 Soundtrack
         5.1 Soundtrack
      Subtitle SDH: On/Off
         Subtitle SDH: On
         Subtitle SDH: Off
   Extras
      Witnesses NYC
         Play
      Director Interview
         Play
      Ed Koch Q&A
         Play
      Theatrical Trailer
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