[All photos by JIMI CELESTE for PMc]. Last night marked the beginning of this year's Friar's Club Comedy Film Festival. The opening film was also the premiere for "A Serious Man," playing at the Ziegfeld Theater. Jeff Goldblum, Adam Arkin, Bob Balaban, Richard Kind, Susan Lucci, Joel Cohen, Ethan Cohen, Vincent Pastore and Scott Cavanagh showed for this first viewing in the festival schedule. The program continues through Sunday, ending with Uma Thurman's "Motherhood."
Richard Kind, Amy Landecker, Joel Cohen, Michael Stuhlbarg, Fred Melamed, Ethan Cohen
Adam Arkin, Phyllis Arkin, Bob Balaban
Jeff Goldblum, Scott Cavanagh
Helmet Huber, Susan Lucci, Joel Cohen, Ethan Cohen
Andrew Karpen, James Schamus, Dana Kind, Richard Kind
Vincent Pastore, Sari Lennick
Sam Mendez, Susan Lucci