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Low Cost / No Cost and the City

Low Cost / No Cost and the City

Christopher Allen, founder and director of UnionDocs, independent producer and new head of programming at UnionDocs, Steve Holmgren, Rich Siegmeister and Bob Morris of Reel13, and Keith Boynton and Mike Lavoie of 12films12weeks met at DCTV for a New York Film/Video Council discussion about low-cost filmmaking, exploring how filmmakers with low budgets can produce valuable work. Read moderator [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2009 | Comments: 1
Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

THIRTEEN visits the Scholastic Auditorium for a screening and discussion of Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think.  The film from Unity Productions Foundation follows the international Gallup poll of Muslim opinion on matters from which their voices are often excluded. This event was sponsored by Intersections International, Change the Story, Americans for Informed [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2009 | Comments: 1
Caroline Alexander – The War That Killed Achilles

Caroline Alexander – The War That Killed Achilles

The story of the Trojan War is immortalized in Homer’s epic of epic poems, The Iliad and brought to life in Caroline Alexander’s The War That Killed Achilles – a work that Ken Burns calls “a triumph.” Through the hero Achilles, The Iliad draws on the true nature of what it means to be a [...]

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009 | Comments: 1
Commentary: The Author Series / The War That Killed Achilles

Commentary: The Author Series / The War That Killed Achilles

Sara Elliott Holliday, The New York Society Library THIRTEEN and The New York Society Library have four to six Author Series events a year since 1997. The lectures are created with the Patrons of these two instutions in mind, cultivating a large base of literate and socially conscious New Yorkers who make a focused and [...]

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009 | Comments: 0
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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2009 | Comments: 3
Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre

Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre

The filmmakers behind "Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre" discuss the making of the film and the events surrounding the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.
Posted: Nov 23rd, 2009 | Comments: 2
About the Forum

About the Forum

THIRTEEN Forum presents New York’s best lectures, debates and conversations to the world. Covering a wide range of topics, from the arts to public affairs, THIRTEEN Forum is a one-stop library of enlightenment, a place where the brightest minds gather to share ideas and explore our world. Each event is recorded in HD video and [...]

Posted: Nov 20th, 2009 | Comments: 4
Do Lawyers and Faith-Based Values Belong Together? A Guide to the Perplexing Issues of Legal Ethics and Professionalism

Do Lawyers and Faith-Based Values Belong Together? A Guide to the Perplexing Issues of Legal Ethics and Professionalism

Taped at The Jewish Theological Seminary, April 1, 2009 Speakers: Russell G. Pearce: Edward & Marilyn Bellet Professor of Legal Ethics, Morality, and Religion running time: 48 minutes 49 seconds Today, the legal profession faces a crisis of ethics and professionalism. Will the values that sustained lawyers in the past continue to support them, or [...]

Posted: Aug 7th, 2009 | Comments: 2
Not Now, Voyager: A Memoir

Not Now, Voyager: A Memoir

Taped at Temple Israel, May 13, 2009 Speakers: Lynne Sharon Schwartz: Author: Not Now, Voyager running time: 1 hour 4 minutes Lynne Sharon Schwartz in Not Now, Voyager presents a provocative memoir exploring the meaning of travel—what we seek, what we find, and how we learn about who we really are. Schwartz, who has published [...]

Posted: Jun 25th, 2009 | Comments: 1
Powering Up Cities for Plug-In Hybrids

Powering Up Cities for Plug-In Hybrids

Taped at The New York Academy of Sciences, January 21, 2009 Speakers: Mark Duvall: Director, Electric Transportation, Electric Power Research Institute Arthur Kressner: Director, Research and Development, Power Supply, Consolidated Edison Company of New York and Richard L. Drake, P.E.: Program Manager, Transportation & Power Systems, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority running [...]

Posted: Jun 10th, 2009 | Comments: 0
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