• 2013 Lineup of Guests

    The 2nd Annual International Short Film Competition FOLCS Awards Night: a free event with the screening of the top eight selected films, post-screening discussion with the filmmakers, the FOLCS Award ceremony, and a post-event reception

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  • 2013 Lineup of Guests

    A Mighty Heart (2007): Wall Street Journal reporter, Daniel Pearl, was kidnapped and then murdered by Islamic terrorists while on assignment in Pakistan—a casualty of both 9/11, and of being Jewish. Daniel Futterman plays Daniel Pearl in the film, and Bret Stephens (recent recipient of a Pulitzer Prize) and Daniel Jonah Goldhagen have written a great deal about the methods and madness of political, radical Islam.

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  • 2013 Lineup of Guests

    The Exonerated (2005): Imagine: an innocent woman convicted of a crime and sentenced to death, and exonerated years later to reenter the world—finally free and alive. Meet Sunny Jacobs, who lived that life, and Susan Sarandon, who portrayed Sunny in Bob Balaban’s fascinating and emotionally-wrenching film.

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  • 2013 Lineup of Guests

    The Godfather (1972): Yes, one of America’s favorite films, but also a classic, ethnic New York story of family honor, loyalty, vengeance, and the limits of law. And who better to discuss this film than two New York City legends—former New York governor Mario Cuomo, and TV icon Larry King.

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  • 2013 Lineup of Guests

    The Invisible War (2012): Sexual assault in the military has recently been the subject of senate investigations and increased scrutiny. Hear the story from those who have lived it, and brought it to a public audience with this important documentary.

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  • 2013 Lineup of Guests

    Betrayed (1988): Both Winger and Howard have portrayed undercover operatives, and Webster is the only man to have directed both the CIA and FBI. And we live in a post 9/11 world where, we are repeatedly reminded, terrorism must be fought with counterintelligence.

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Film Festival Schedule

  • October 18, 2013

    Film Festival

    Opening Night: Betrayed
    Post-screening Conversation with
    Debra Winger, William H. Webster and Arliss Howard
  • October 19, 2013

    Film Festival

    The Invisible War
    Post-screening Conversation with
    Maria Cuomo Cole, Jessica Nicole Hinves and Susan Burke
  • October 20, 2013

    Film Festival

    The Godfather
    Post-screening Conversation with
    Larry King and Mario Cuomo
  • October 22, 2013

    Film Festival

    The Exonerated
    Post-screening Conversation with
    Susan Sarandon, Bob Balaban, Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle
  • October 23, 2013

    Film Festival

    A Mighty Heart
    Post-screening Conversation with
    Daniel Futterman, Bret Stephens and Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
  • October 24, 2013

    Film Festival

    The 2nd Annual International Short Film Competition FOLCS Awards Night
    Post-screening conversation with
    the filmmakers, presentation of the awards, and sponsored reception.