School of Film and Digital Media’s Thursday Night at the Movies presents “Dog Day Afternoon”
Thursday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m.
DMC Screening Room, Digital Media Center
This 1975 American crime film directed by Sidney Lumet and written by Frank Pierson. stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, Chris Sarandon, James Broderick, and Charles Durning. Based on the events of a bank robbery that took place on August 22, 1972, “Dog Day Afternoon” tells the story of John "Sonny" Wortzik, who, with his partner Salvatore Naturile, holds the employees of a Brooklyn, New York, bank hostage. The film, which was nominated for several Academy Awards and Golden Globe awards, won one Academy Award. The screening is free for members of the SCAD Atlanta community.