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Rare Screening of Docu on Tampa Crime Boss Charlie Wall

A rare screening of the award winning documentary on Tampa crime boss Charlie Wall.

Tales from the Underground

Thursday | November 3 | 7 p.m. | The Buzz, 710 Harbour Post Drive | Tampa, Fl 33602

A cocktail hour will be held from 7–8 p.m. Guests can meet Cigar City Mafia author Scott Deitche and Charlie Wall The Documentary producers Pete and Paul Guzzo. Jon Fisher, the documentary’s artist as well as co-creator of Blood Is Thicker–Ybor City’s first fictional graphic novel about its organized crime history–will also be on hand and will be showcasing some of his artwork.

From 8-8:30pm: Scott Deitche will lead a brief discussion before the multi-award winning 60-minute documentary on Charlie Wall is shown.

Movie 8:30-9:30pm: Charlie Wall The Documentary: It may have been the South, but in the early 1900s Tampa, Fl, specifically its Latin community known as Ybor City, was more reminiscent of the Wild West. Gambling parlors and whore houses were located on seemkingly every corner in Ybor City, shootouts between police and gangsters were a regular occurrence, election ballot boxes were stuffed, police and politicians were on the take, and very few residents found any of this to be odd. The man behind all this insanity was, Charlie Wall, Tampa's first crime lord and perhaps the earliest crime lord to control most of Florida. This documentary tells the tale of one the nation's most unknown gangsters.

Tickets are $5

Admission proceeds will benefit Philanthropic Young Tampa Bay

Philanthropic Young Tampa Bay is a group dedicated to fostering cultural philanthropic involvement among the young professionals of Tampa Bay. For more information about this group visit

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