Director: William Friedkin Run Time: 102 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1980
Starring: Al Pacino, Don Scardino, Karen Allen, Paul Sorvino, Richard Cox
A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York’s S&M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as a decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the complex rules and signals of this little society.
(* Saturday, September 2nd – 7:30 screening includes a talkback with Kent Brintnall, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, UNC-Charlotte)