Memories from the Forum
Clip from the Conversation with Sidney Lumet and Tom Fontana.
Clip from the Forum Film Festival with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
See New York Times coverage of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the Forum Film Festival.
Photo of Sidney Lumet at the Forum’s first Conversation with Tony Kushner and E.L. Doctorow.
Photos of Sidney Lumet as the Forum’s Conversation guest (also pictured, Tom Fontana).
Film of Sidney Lumet with Thane Rosenhaum at the 92nd Street Y.
Why Sidney Lumet Fought the Law
April 11, 2011
By Thane Rosenbaum
Legendary New York film director, Sidney Lumet, who had been nominated for five Academy Awards before winning one for lifetime achievement in 2005, died this past Saturday at the age of 86.
He directed over 50 films and another 200 teleplays during Television’s Golden Age in the 1950s, but for many he will be remembered most for his iconic films about the legal system: “12 Angry Men,” “The Verdict,” “Daniel,” “Find Me Guilty” “Night Falls On Manhattan,” along with his television series, “100 Centre Street.”
Read the full article at: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/04/11/why-sidney-lumet-fought-the-law/
Sidney Lumet: The Prince of New York City
April 12, 2011
By Thane Rosenbaum
Sidney Lumet died this past weekend. By now, with news cycles spinning like centrifuges, Lumet’s death will soon be old news. That would be a shame. This is one of those losses that should linger for a little while longer, and surely not be forgotten.
This is actually my second Sidney Lumet remembrance. Sidney Lumet was my friend, and that’s what friends do for each other, especially when one of them is gone.
Read the full article at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thane-rosenbaum/sidney-lumet-a-remembrance_b_847866.html
Full-length Conversation with Sidney Lumet and Tom Fontana.