The Final Gift: New film about a woman who meets the man who killed her brother
Come to the NYC preview of The Final Gift, a new documentary chronicling Therese Bartholomew's journey to make peace with the violent death of her younger brother, Steve... and her historic 2010 meeting with his killer in a South Carolina prison.
Two NYC sneak previews of The Final Gift, filmmaker Q&A sessions, and a reception. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, August 26
Screenings: 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.
Reception: 2:30 p.m.
The Riverside Church
91 Claremont Avenue, Room 10-T
(Take the 1 train to 116th or 125th Street)
Screenings presented by Movies@Riverside.
This event is sponsored by Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation (MVFR), where Therese Bartholomew now serves as Outreach Director,
New Yorkers for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NYADP), New Jerseyans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NJADP), Riverside Church, and EJUSA.
You can also attend a reading and signing of Therese Bartholomew's book, Coffee Shop God and a panel discussion on restorative justice lead by Scott Bass, Executive Director of MVFR, Therese Bartholomew, and Ronald J. Tabak, Esq., Board Secretary of NYADP
Book reading and signing: Saturday, August 25, 7:00 p.m.
172 Allen Street (between Stanton & Rivington)
"Beyond the Death Penalty" Restorative Justice Forum: Monday, August 27:6:30 p.m.
New York City Bar Association, Stimson Room
42 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)
Panel sponsored and hosted by the NYC Bar Association's Committee on Capital Punishment. Advance registration is recommended but not required.