The Daily Shortlist July 29

Location: Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Film: Rediscovering John Cazale
Show time: 7 PM
Venue: BAM
Food: Bonita
Drink: The Hideout
Miscellaneous: Tillie’s

While the name John Cazale might sound vaguely familiar, you know his face and most likely seen the iconic films he’s been in, like Dog Day Afternoon, The Godfather parts I and II, and The Deer Hunter, before dying at 42 in 1978 from terminal bone cancer. With Rediscovering John Cazale, BAM celebrates Cazale’s short but amazing canon of work. Tonight they show Dog Day Afternoon, in which Cazale stars alongside Al Pacino as amateur bankrobbers trying to fund Pacino’s lovers sex operation. Also playing is the documentary on Cazale I Knew it Was You by Richard Shepard with a star studded cast who discuss this immense talent whose career was cut short yet had a great impact on his peers. The sister restaurant of it’s Williamburg location, Bonita makes really delicious Mexican food like the chicken burrito. The rub they use on the meat makes it taste out of this world. The Hideout, a bar on Dekalb St., might have a name suggesting it’s desire for secrecy, but most who know about it love its unconventional style. Though tiny, it’s known for its cocktails, falling on the expensive side for Brooklyn ($12-14) but are well worth the price. Tillie’s is a coffee shop where you can sit and relax, get a great cup of joe, eat baked goods with vegan options, and people watch while waiting for the show.

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