Join in the Conversations with influential artists, public intellectuals, and members of the legal profession. Explore the big ideas of the day, and how various themes of justice and injustice continue to inspire the artistic imagination, influence the law and society and resonate throughout the broader culture.
The FOLCS Film Festival (previously the Forum Film Festival) consists of several nights of films, documentaries, and original shorts that portray the legal system and human rights in alluring and illuminating ways, followed by post-screening discussions with renowned artists, writers, public intellectuals, and members of the legal profession.
October 27, 2015
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Post-screening Conversation with
Novelist Tom Wolfe and United States Attorney Preet Bharara
Trials & Error focuses on high-profile epic trials that captured the public’s imagination, exposed the human drama of cases that were tried not just in the courtroom, but in the media and the court of public opinion.
May 20, 2015
Past Event Highlights
Trials & Error: Hollingsworth v. Perry, Same-Sex Marriage on Trial
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