WWII and its Legacy in Film/Justice in Film - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Description: The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series on FRIDAY nights at 7 PM, focusing on the themes of "WWI and Its Legacy in Film" and "Justice in Film." Highlights include All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and Grand Illusion (1937), with opening remarks for both films by Kati Marton and New Yorker film critic David Denby; In the Heat of the Night (1967), with opening remarks by actress Lee Grant and acclaimed producer Susan Lacy; To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), with opening remarks by Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and Khalil Gibran Muhammad; and Advise & Consent (1962), introduced by Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Samuel Alito and Philip Bobbitt.