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Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: To Kill a Mockingbird Posted on Mar 29

  March 29 To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Honorable Fredric Rutberg, speaker This film is about a lawyer who defends a black man accused of raping a white teenager in a southern town during the 1930s.  The film is based on the 1960 book of the   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: To Kill a Mockingbird

Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: My Cousin Vinny Posted on Mar 22

March 22 My Cousin Vinny (1992) Attorney David Pixley, speaker Comedy involving the trial of two young New Yorkers for a convenience store murder they didn’t commit in rural Alabama.  One of the two youths asks his cousin, Vincent Gambini (played by Joe Pesci), a newly-minted   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: My Cousin Vinny

Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: The Stolen Spirits of the Haida Gwaii Posted on Mar 15

March 15 The Stolen Spirits of the Haida Gwaii (2004) Attorney Kathleen Brown-Perez, speaker Documentary film about the repatriation from a museum of Native American remains taken from their graves a century ago.  Attorney and educator Brown-Perez draws on extensive legal experience and her own Native   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: The Stolen Spirits of the Haida Gwaii

Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: Woman in Gold Posted on Mar 8

March 8 Woman in Gold (2015) Attorney Paul Rapp, speaker This drama tells the true story of an elderly woman’s nearly ten year attempt to gain legal possession of a painting that had been stolen from her family by the Nazis in Vienna just prior to   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Tonight in Pittsfield: Woman in Gold

Cinema of Law Film Series in the Berkshires in March Posted on Feb 26

This will be the tenth year for Berkshire Law Library’s Cinema of Law film series. The movies will be shown in the auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield on Tuesdays in March. Presentations are co-sponsored with the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. There   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Film Series in the Berkshires in March

Cinema of Law Film Series in the Berkshires in March Posted on Jan 30

This will be the ninth year for Berkshire Law Library’s Cinema of Law film series. The movies will be shown in the auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield on Tuesdays in March. Presentations are co-sponsored with the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Film Series in the Berkshires in March