Past Events

Since our founding in 2005, FOLCS has hosted an impressive array of artists, actors, directors, writers, government leaders, and public intellectuals – even a former United States President and sitting Justices on the Supreme Court – on our stage. Events are always in the works!

Conversations

Parkland Shooting: Two Years On and Much More to Do

June 30, 2020
Film Series

Conversations on Essential Cinema: 12 Angry Men

June 10, 2020
Conversations

A Conversation with Ben Sheehan

May 19, 2020

Conversations on Essential Cinema: The Pawnbroker

May 14, 2020
Conversations

A Conversation with Bestselling Author, Bob Kolker

May 6, 2020
Conversations

COVID-19: Testing the Limits of Universities Nationwide

April 30, 2020
Conversations

Hate Speech v. Free Speech (live-stream)

April 19, 2020
Short Film

FOLCS International Short Film Competition 2019 - 7th Annual Awards Night

January 23, 2020
Conversations

Women at the Forefront: Exploring the Changing Landscape of NY Real Estate

November 18, 2019
Film Series

The Report: Advance Screening and Conversation

November 11, 2019
Conversations

A Conversation with Scott Shay

September 23, 2019
Law of the Land

Law of the Land 2019: The Supreme Court’s Year in Review

July 2, 2019
Film Series

Trial By Fire: Screening and Conversation

May 14, 2019
Conversations

The Courtroom: Performance and Conversation

May 6, 2019
Film Series

Tricky Dick (Part Four): Premiere and Conversation

March 27, 2019
Conversations

A Conversation with Bret Stephens and Frank Bruni

February 10, 2019
Film Series

To Kill a Mockingbird: Screening and Conversation (2019)

January 28, 2019
Conversations

A Conversation with Bret Stephens

January 17, 2019
Film Series

Seeing Allred: Screening and Conversation

November 18, 2018
Theater of Law

Theater of Law: Georgetown Law

November 14, 2018
Conversations

A Night of Political Comedy At The Friars Club

November 7, 2018
Film Series

Operation Finale: Screening and Conversation

August 14, 2018
Theater of Law

Theater of Law: Paul Weiss

July 24, 2018
Law of the Land

Law of the Land 2018: The Supreme Court's Year in Review

July 9, 2018
Conversations

A Conversation With Rep. Steve Israel and Chris Buckley

June 18, 2018
Conversations

A Conversation with Andy Garcia

June 6, 2018
Film Series

Beware the Slenderman: Screening and Conversation

April 16, 2018
Film Series

The Siege: Screening and Conversation

April 11, 2018
Short Film

FOLCS International Short Film Competition 2018 - 6th Annual Awards Night

March 29, 2018
Film Series

When God Sleeps: Screening and Conversation

March 22, 2018
Conversations

A Conversation with Ambassador Ron Dermer

March 8, 2018
Conversations

A Conversation with Chris Cuomo

March 5, 2018
Film Series

Barney’s Wall: Screening and Conversation

November 18, 2017
Film Series

Marshall: Screening and Conversation

September 23, 2017
Theater of Law

Theater of Law: Manhattan DA

July 19, 2017
Law of the Land

Law of the Land 2017: The Supreme Court’s Year in Review

July 6, 2017
Trials & Error

Clay v. United States, the Trial of Muhammad Ali

March 16, 2017
Film Series

Shots Fired: Screening and Conversation

March 8, 2017
Short Film

FOLCS International Short Film Competition 2016 - 5th Annual Awards Night

November 10, 2016
Film Series

Welcome to New York: Screening and Conversation

November 2, 2016
Film Series

Denial: Screening and Conversation

November 1, 2016
Film Series

Newtown: Screening and Conversation

October 25, 2016
Law of the Land

Law of the Land 2016: The Supreme Court’s Year in Review

July 6, 2016

The Redemptive Power of Ancient Stories

April 16, 2016
Film Series

Eye in the Sky: Screening and Conversation

March 10, 2016
Conversations

A Conversation with Lawrence H. Summers

February 3, 2016
Conversations

A Conversation on Leadership, Love, and the Law

January 11, 2016
Trials & Error

The NFL Concussion Settlement

January 2, 2016
Conversations

A Conversation with Bernard-Henri Levy

December 17, 2015
Film Series

The Social Network: Screening and Conversation

November 2, 2015
Film Series

Bonfire of the Vanities: Screening and Conversation

October 27, 2015
Film Series

Serpico: Screening and Conversation

October 13, 2015
Film Series

The Hunting Ground: Screening and Conversation

October 7, 2015
Short Film

FOLCS International Short Film Competition 2015 - 4th Annual Awards Night

Film Series

Labyrinth of Lies: Screening and Conversation

September 29, 2015
Trials & Error

Hollingsworth v. Perry, Same-Sex Marriage on Trial

March 20, 2015
Short Film

FOLCS International Short Film Competition 2014 - 3rd Annual Awards Night

November 6, 2014
Film Series

Gideon's Army: Screening and Conversation

November 3, 2014
Film Series

The Lincoln Lawyer: Screening and Conversation

October 26, 2014
Film Series

Zero Dark Thirty: Screening and Conversation

October 25, 2014
Film Series

Submission: Screening and Conversation

October 22, 2014
Film Series

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2014
Film Series

Camp X-Ray: Screening and Conversation

October 7, 2014
Trials & Error

The Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ with Kelly Evans

September 10, 2014
Trials & Error

Hustler Magazine and Larry Flynt v. Jerry Falwell

March 13, 2014
Trials & Error

The Bernhard Goetz Case

January 23, 2014
Conversations

A Conversation with Jeb Bush

November 18, 2013
Film Series

A Mighty Heart: Screening and Conversation

October 23, 2013
Film Series

The Exonerated: Screening and Conversation

October 22, 2013
Film Series

The Godfather: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2013
Film Series

The Invisible War: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2013
Film Series

Betrayed: Screening and Conversation

October 18, 2013
Conversations

A Conversation with Debbie Wasserman Schultz

October 13, 2013
Conversations

A Conversation with Eric Cantor

September 15, 2013
Conversations

A Conversation on Justice and Revenge

April 25, 2013
Conversations

A Conversation on Same-Sex Marriage

February 4, 2013
Trials & Error

The Highs and Lows of the High-Profile Case

November 28, 2012
Film Series

Duck Soup: Screening and Conversation

October 24, 2012
Film Series

Clockers: Screening and Conversation

October 23, 2012
Film Series

Good Night, and Good Luck: Screening and Conversation

October 22, 2012
Film Series

The Truce: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2012
Film Series

The House I Live In: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2012
Film Series

HBO Films, John Adams, Part 1: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2012
Trials & Error

The OJ Simpson Trial

September 6, 2012
Trials & Error

The Casey Anthony Trial

May 31, 2012
Conversations

A Conversation with President Bill Clinton

April 19, 2012
Conversations

A Conversation with Ed Koch

January 19, 2012
Film Series

M: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2011
Film Series

Kramer Vs. Kramer: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2011
Film Series

Absence of Malice: Screening and Conversation

October 18, 2011
Film Series

Wall Street: Screening and Conversation

October 16, 2011
Film Series

Daniel: Screening and Conversation

October 15, 2011
Film Series

HBO Films, Too Big to Fail: Screening and Conversation

October 14, 2011
Film Series

A Conversation with Dylan McDermott

April 6, 2011
Conversations

A Conversation with Eliot Spitzer

November 18, 2010
Film Series

...And Justice for All: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2010
Film Series

Worse Than War: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2010
Film Series

They Won't Forget: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2010
Film Series

Amistad: Screening and Conversation

October 17, 2010
Film Series

HBO Films, You Don’t Know Jack: Screening and Conversation

October 15, 2010
Film Series

12 Angry Men: Screening and Conversation (2010)

October 6, 2010
Conversations

A Conversation with Alec Baldwin

February 24, 2010
Conversations

A Conversation with Mario Cuomo

November 19, 2009
Film Series

Sleepers: Screening and Conversation

October 22, 2009
Film Series

The War of the Roses: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2009
Film Series

Mississippi Burning: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2009
Film Series

Erin Brockovich: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2009
Film Series

Anatomy of a Murder: Screening and Conversation

October 17, 2009
Film Series

HBO Documentary Films, Shouting Fire: Screening and Conversation

October 16, 2009
Conversations

A Conversation with Richard Dreyfuss

March 26, 2009
Conversations

A Conversation with Law & Order’s Sam Waterson

November 19, 2008
Film Series

Adam's Rib: Screening and Conversation

October 23, 2008
Film Series

Philadelphia: Screening and Conversation

October 22, 2008
Film Series

The Confession: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2008
Film Series

The Paper Chase: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2008
Film Series

Lenny: Screening and Conversation

October 18, 2008
Film Series

HBO Films, Recount: Screening and Conversation

October 17, 2008
Conversations

A Conversation with Christopher Buckley

October 2, 2008
Conversations

A Conversation with L.A. Law’s Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker

November 15, 2007
Film Series

The People Vs. Larry Flynt: Screening and Conversation

October 25, 2007
Film Series

True Believer: Screening and Conversation

October 24, 2007
Film Series

To Kill a Mockingbird: Screening and Conversation (2007)

October 23, 2007
Film Series

Reversal of Fortune: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2007
Film Series

The Merchant of Venice: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2007
Film Series

HBO Films, Little Rock Central 50 Years Later: Screening and Conversation

October 19, 2007
Conversations

A Conversation with TV Judges Marilyn Milian and Alex Ferrer

April 25, 2007

A Conversation with Scott Turow

December 5, 2006
Film Series

In the Bedroom: Screening and Conversation

October 26, 2006
Film Series

Judgment at Nuremberg: Screening and Conversation

October 25, 2006
Film Series

A Civil Action: Screening and Conversation

October 23, 2006
Film Series

The Accused: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2006
Film Series

12 Angry Men: Screening and Conversation (2006)

October 21, 2006
Film Series

Thank You for Smoking: Screening and Conversation

October 20, 2006
Conversations

A Conversation with Director Sidney Lumet and Writer Tom Fontana

April 11, 2006
Conversations

A Conversation with Novelist E.L Doctorow and Writer Tony Kushner

January 16, 2006