October 30, 2020

CayFilm Cayman Islands International film festival to honour Paul Schrader


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_Paul+Schrader+Canyons+Premieres+LA+Part+2+dEJ6I-mYuL-lCayFilm Cayman International Film Festival (June 18-21, 2015) will present Paul Schrader with the inaugural Award for Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting. The Award will be named The Paul Schrader Award for Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting in his honor thereafter. Schrader is an award-winning screenwriter, film director, and film critic. Schrader wrote or co-wrote screenplays for the Martin Scorsese classics Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and The Last Temptation of Christ and has directed 18 feature films, including his 1982 remake of the horror classic Cat People, and critically acclaimed dramas American Gigolo (1980), Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), Affliction (1997) and Auto Focus (2002), as well as The Canyons (2013). Schrader’s most recent film was The Dying of the Light, an espionage thriller starring Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin and Irène Jacob. He is currently in production on several films for 2015.

The Tribute will take place on June 20th, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman during the festival’s Closing Gala and Awards Ceremony.

The Festival is pleased to honor Mr. Schrader with this award and welcome him to the Festival in June. The Festival runs June 18 to June 21, 2015.

For more information: www.cayfilm.com


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