Zeitgeist Films acquires ‘Koch’ docu

World premiere set for Hamptons Film Festival on Oct. 8

Zeitgeist Films has acquired Neil Barsky’s documentary “Koch” about New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who served from 1977-1989.

It’s the first feature for Barsky, a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal and New York Daily News, and a onetime hedge fund manager. Pic is produced by Jenny Carchman and edited by Juliet Weber.

“Koch” has been set for a world premiere at the Hamptons Film Festival on Oct. 8. Koch will appear with the film for an introduction and Q&A.

Zeitgeist plans a late January theatrical release with a national rollout to follow.

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