Pittsfield: Cinema of Law to begin 10th season


Cinema of Law announces its 10th season at the Berkshire Athenaeum on Tuesdays, March 8 to 31, at 6 p.m.

The program is a collaboration of the Berkshire Law Library, the Berkshire Bar Association and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

The films, chosen by law librarians Barbara Schneider and Gary Smith, all touch upon a point of law. Each will be introduced by a member of the Berkshire Bar Association.

Films include "Woman in Gold" (2015) with Attorney Paul Rapp on March 8; a documentary, "The Stolen Spirits of the Haida Gwaii" (2004) with Attorney Kathleen Brown-Perez, on March 15; "My Cousin Vinny" (1992) with Attorney David Pixley on March 23; and "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962) with Judge Fredric Rutberg on March 31.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, the events are free. Cinema of Law programs are eligible for Berkshire Community College forum credit.


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