The festival will kick off on Oct. 19 at the HBO Theater, 1100 Sixth Ave., New York, N.Y., with a screening of the first episode of John Adams, the 2008 biographical television miniseries starring Giamatti.
It continues through Oct. 25 at the McNally Amphitheatre on the Lincoln Center campus. Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. The final day of the festival, a celebration of the winners of the forum’s inaugural short film competition, is free.
For more information, visit www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/film-festival/2012