Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, two friends from Brooklyn, seemed to come out of nowhere to suddenly preside over a new kind of New York society. Now, almost 40 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club’s hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.
With rare footage, a parade of colorful patrons and staff, and brutally honest interviews, this bracing story reveals how even the most culturally potent and transformative phenomena can be vulnerable and fleeting.
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Running Time: 97 min
Production Year: 2018