Schrader to lecture at Academy

Nov 07, 2001 by Ian Evans

Writer-director Paul Schrader will deliver the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Marvin Borowsky Lecture on Screenwriting on Thursday, November 29, at 8 p.m., in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

His first success came after penning 1974’s The Yakuza, which was directed by Sydney Pollack. He’s also known for his work with Martin Scorsese including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ and Bringing out the Dead. His directing hat has been worn on films like Hardcore, American Gigolo, Cat People, and Mishima.

Tickets for the Borowsky Lecture featuring Paul Schrader are $5 for the general public, $3 for Academy members and students with valid identification. For more information, call 310-247-3600.