Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  

Law School to Examine Documentaries and Law

Contact: Michael Larkin
(212) 636-7175

NEW YORK— Fordham Law School will examine the challenges of bringing a law-genre documentary to life during a one-day conference titled “Documentaries and the Law” on Thursday, May 5, in the McNally Amphitheatre on the Lincoln Center campus.

The conference, featuring legal and film professionals and scholars, will also focus on the production and efficacy of nonfiction films by lawyers and their clients, and the basic knowledge of documentary film criticism and the fundamentals of nonfiction filmmaking. The conference is being co-sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

DATE:          THURSDAY, MAY 5
TIME:           10 A.M.
                      FORDHAM LAW SCHOOL
                     140 WEST 62ND STREET, NEW YORK, NY 

Fordham University School of Law was founded in 1905, and has more than 14,000 alumni practicing in all 50 states and throughout the world. Over the past 20 years, Fordham Law School has secured a place as a national leader in public interest law, legal ethics and human rights law.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.

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