Breaking Out and Breaking In: A Distributed Film Fest of Prison Breaks and Bank Heists

Breaking Out and Breaking In is an exploration of the use and misuse of space in prison escapes and bank heists, where architecture is the obstacle between you and what you're looking for.

You watch the films wherever you might be, from the Lower East Side to Rotterdam, from Toronto and Mumbai to Beijing, and then join the relevant comment threads on BLDGBLOG.

Finally, stop by Studio-X NYC on the evening of Tuesday, April 24, for a free public discussion featuring a stellar group of panelists soon to be announced.

  • Grand Illusion
  • A Man Escaped
  • The Great Escape
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • Papillon
  • Escape from Alcatraz
  • Escape from New York
  • Cube
  • The Truman Show
  • The Escapist
  • Rififi
  • The Day They Robbed the Bank of England
  • The Italian Job
  • The Italian Job
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Die Hard
  • Following
  • Panic Room
  • Inside Man
  • The Bank Job
  • Inception