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
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
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