Cool "Disco" Dan is a name that resonates in the city of Washington, D.C. During the difficult "Murder Capital" years of the late 1980s and early 1990s, his name could be found in big, legible letters, spray-painted on any and every corner. The name quickly became notorious for the omnipresence it had in the city and the mystery of the man responsible. It was a symbol of strength and survival during a time of intense hardship for D.C. Every resident of Washington knew the name Cool "Disco" Dan and couldn’t help but wonder about the elusive man behind this tag. Read about his story here ahead of the film's October 14 New York premiere.

Excerpts from the piece "Cool Disco Dan" by Caleb Neelon

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