Stefan Forbes
Siege

Stefan Forbes received $30,000 in support of SiegeSiege tells the story of how, in January 1973, Shuaib Abdur-Raheem and three fellow Sunni Muslims attempted to steal guns for self-defense but were interrupted by the NYPD. A bloody gun battle killed an NYPD officer and set off the longest hostage siege in NYPD history. Over 47 tense hours, NYPD police psychologist Harvey Schlossberg became the inventor of modern hostage negotiation.

About this grant

Year
2017
Discipline
Film and Video
Grant Program
New York City Film and Video
Location
New York City

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