Release Date: February 1st, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 27th, 2013
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min
The life of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch.
Director: Neil Barsky
Neil Barsky's documentary Koch captures the essence of this very big personality - though if the film were even two minutes longer, it might constitute Koch overload. Luckily, Barsky knows when enough is enough, even if his subject doesn't. show more
Koch ends with the former mayor showing off a typically flamboyant gesture that embodies his contradictions - choosing to be buried in a Christian cemetery in his beloved Manhattan, complete with an already erected tombstone proclaiming his Jewish identity. show more
Koch the film makes the point without belaboring it — a mayor and a metropolis linked by tumultuous events in the worst and best of times. show more