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 episodic and satirical black comedy set during the Korean War that follows a mismatched group of military personnel at a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. Directed by Robert Altman. Starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt. 116 min.
Bob Herbert is Distinguished Senior Fellow with Demos, a contributing editor at The American Prospect magazine, and a former New York Times columnist. He was stationed in Korea during the Vietnam War. Ron Simon is Curator of Television and Radio at the Paley Center for Media and an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University, New York University, and Hunter College, where he teaches courses on the history of 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