Fordham Law

Fordham Law Film Festival Features Sotomayor and Tambor

October 14, 2010


The 5th annual Fordham Law Film Festival kicked off Friday, October 15, with a screening of HBO Films You Don't Know Jack followed by a discussion with the movie's subject, Dr. Jack Kevorkian.

The six-night Film Festival offers viewers the unique opportunity to watch and discuss movies dealing with legal themes then participate in a post-screening discussion with renowned artists, writersSonia Sotomayor, public intellectuals, and members of the legal profession who have a particular connection to the film.

This year's guests include Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor; celebrated actor Jeffrey Tambor; award-winning playwright Alfred Uhry; 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon; and MacArthur "genius grant" recipient Annette Gordon-Reed.

The full festival lineup follows:

Friday, October 15, 7 pm: HBO Films You Don't Know Jack with Dr. Jack Kevorkian. HBO Theater, 1100 6th Avenue at 42nd Street, 15th Floor.

Saturday, October 16, 7 pm: PBS Documentary Worse Than War with bestselling author Daniel Jonah Goldhagen. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School.

Sunday, October 17, 3 pm: 12 Angry Men with Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School.

Tuesday, October 19, 7 pm: Amistad with Emmy-winning actress Debbie Allen and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School.

Wednesday, October 20, 7 pm: They Won't Forget with Abraham Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League; Alfred Uhry, Oscar-, Tony-, and Pulitzer Prize–winning Jeffrey TamborPlaywright, and author and professor Morris Dickstein. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School.

Thursday, October 21, 7 pm: …And Justice For All with Emmy-nominated actor Jeffrey Tambor and author, film critic, and cultural commentator Neal Gabler. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School.

General admission tickets are still available for the Saturday night screening of the PBS Documentary Worse Than War, and rush line tickets are available for other screenings. Learn more: