Past Events

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

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

January 28, 2019
Conversations

A Conversation with Bret Stephens

January 17, 2019
Film Series

Seeing Allred: Screening and Conversation

November 18, 2018
Conversations

A Night of Political Comedy At The Friars Club

November 7, 2018
Film Series

Operation Finale: Screening and Conversation

August 14, 2018
Law of the Land

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

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
Law of the Land

The Supreme Court’s Year in Review 2017

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

October 25, 2016
Law of the Land

The Supreme Court’s Year in Review, 2016

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

Trials & Error

Hollingsworth vs. 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

The Man Who Shot Liberty: 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 Eric Cantor

September 15, 2013
Conversations

A Conversation: 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

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

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

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