FORUM ON LAW, CULTURE & SOCIETY

Barney’s Wall: Screening & Conversation on Literary Censorship

Barney’s Wall, a new 73 minute documentary, probes the psyche of literary bad-boy and culture warrior Barney Rosset, who battled censors, smashed sexual taboos, and unleashed the Sixties counter-culture, introducing millions of young intellectuals to the hippest currents in literature, […]

Marshall: Screening and Conversation with Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K. Brown, Josh Gad, and Reggie Hudlin

“Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.” –Thurgood Marshall   Before he was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall was an attorney for the NAACP. Marshall tells the story of one of his earlier cases. The year is 1940. […]

July 6th: Law of the Land: The Supreme Court’s Year In Review

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 8:00pm 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, NY, NY 10128 Presented by the Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS.org) The Supreme Court of the United States is the branch of government with the most mystery, and curiosity. The […]

March 8th: “Shots Fired” Screening & Discussion with Sanaa Lathan and Richard Dreyfuss

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 7:00pm 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, NY, NY 10128 Presented by the Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS.org) In our increasingly polarized climate of racial justice, with police shootings of African-Americans testing our judicial system and […]

March 16: Trials & Error: Cassius Clay v. United States, The Trial of Muhammad Ali

Presented by the Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS.org), co-produced with the New York City Bar Association. Thursday, March 16th, 2016 / 6:30pm – 8:00pm. New York City Bar Association, 42 W 44th St., New York, NY 10036 With […]