Film Series

Reversal of Fortune: Screening and Conversation

October 21, 2007

Adapted from the book by Alan Dershowitz, this film looks at the 1980 attempted murder of Sunny von Bulow.

Professor Annette Insdorf joined FOLCS for a screening and discussion of Reversal of Fortune.

Annette Insdorf

Annette Insdorf is Director of Undergraduate Film Studies at Columbia University, and a Professor in the Graduate Film Division of the School of the Arts (for which she was Chair from l990 to 1995).

Dr. Insdorf is the author of Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski; Francois Truffaut, a study of the French director’s work; and Indelible Shadows: Film and the Holocaust, whose updated third edition received the National Board of Review’s William K. Everson Award in Film History.

Her commentaries can be heard on numerous DVDs, including Three Colors, and she has interviewed over one hundred film celebrities in her popular Reel Pieces series at the 92nd Street Y.