Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable filmmakers, writers, legal scholars, and historians. Explore how film has tackled social strife, morality, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong—conflicts that manifest across cultures and history.
This Academy Award-winning film tells the story of a French woman and her adopted Vietnamese daughter set in colonial French Indochina during the rise of the Vietnamese nationalist movement. (French with English subtitles.) Directed by Régis Wargnier. Starring Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham. 156 min.
Lien-Hang Nguyen is Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia at Columbia University. Ron Simon is Curator of Television and Radio at the Paley Center for Media. Dale Gregory is Vice President for Public Programs at the New-York Historical Society.
Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6–8 pm). No advance reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society Members receive priority.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024