Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, 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.
Woman of the Year (1942)
In this Academy Award-winning romance about rethinking gender roles, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as colleagues who fall in love despite his traditional family values and her driven career ambitions. Directed by George Stevens. Starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn. 114 min.
Presented in collaboration with the Center for Women’s History at the New-York Historical Society
with support from
Kati Marton is an award-winning journalist, human rights activist, and author of several books. Frederick Zollo is an American film and theater producer who has produced over 100 plays in New York, London, and on tour. He has been nominated for the Tony Award 18 times and has won six times.
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 advanced 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