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Press Releases / 2004 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 3, 2004


Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to
Attend Tribeca Film Festival
Premiere of Documentary Film - ‘Brotherhood’

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta tonight will attend the world premiere of the documentary film, “Brotherhood” at the Tribeca Film Festival in Lower Manhattan. Hundreds of Department members and their families will also attend the screening. The film follows the members of Squad 252 in Brooklyn, Rescue 1 in Manhattan and Rescue 4 in Queens in the months following the first anniversary of September 11, 2001. “Brotherhood” is a production of the recent Academy-award® winning production company (for “Fog of War”– best feature length documentary) and was produced by Jon Kamen and Frank Scherma and directed by Lilibet Foster.

The Tribeca Film Festival was co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in the aftermath of September 11th to celebrate New York City as a major filmmaking capital and to contribute to the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan.


Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta; FDNY Chief of Department Frank Cruthers; FDNY Chief of Operations Salvatore Cassano; Various members of the FDNY


World Premiere of Documentary Film, “Brotherhood”


Tribeca Performing Arts Center, West Side Highway and Chambers Street, Manhattan


Monday, May 3, 2004 at 7:30 PM


Contact: Francis X. Gribbon / Viriginia Lam (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

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