Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “Network” (1976)

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: Linda Greenhouse, Robert Post, Kenji Yoshino

Justice in Film

Details: Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. Explore how film has tackled social strife, morality, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong—conflicts that manifest across cultures and history.

“Network” (1976) – In this satirical dramedy, a longtime network anchor, informed that poor ratings will force him off the air, goes mad on live television. Directed by Sidney Lumet. Starring Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall. 121 min.

Remarks: Linda Greenhouse, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, is Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Robert Post is the dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Kenji Yoshino is Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law.

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

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