Film Series

The Social Network

  • November 2, 2015

  • Post-screening Conversation with
  • Jesse Eisenberg

FOLCS welcomed one of the great actors of his generation, Jesse Eisenberg, who received an Academy-Award nomination for his portrayal of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in a film that depicts how the social pressures of college life and the ambitions of a socially awkward young man may have given birth to the world of social media.

Eisenberg also discussed and signed books for his first short story collection, Bream Gives Me Hiccups & Other Stories.

 

Film Synopsis

  • Director: David Fincher
  • Release Year: 2010
  • Run time: 120 minutes

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business. Rated PG-13.