Justice in Film: The Cider House Rules (1999)
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400 Price: Free with pay-what-you-wish admission
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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.
The Cider House Rules (1999)
In this drama based on John Irving’s acclaimed novel, a compassionate boy, raised by his orphanage’s director to be a talented yet unlicensed obstetrician, decides to leave behind everything familiar and make his own way in life. Directed by Lasse Hallström. Starring Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Michael Caine. 126 min.
Linda Greenhouse, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, is Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Robert Post is the dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Kenji Yoshino is Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law.Buy tickets/get more info now