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An evening with Paul Cox

Paul Cox

On behalf of Theo van Leeuwen, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UTS, you are cordially invited to celebrate the career of Australia's renowned filmmaker on this special night: An Evening with Paul Cox.

The University of Technology Sydney is privileged to award Australian filmmaker and director Paul Cox with an honorary doctorate for his illustrious contribution to the Australian and International film industry. While in Sydney, Cox will also make a rare public appearance at UTS, joining us for a screening of Cox' work The Remarkable Mr Kaye (2005), followed by in a conversation with Lynden Barber, film critic, journalist and Artistic Director of the Sydney Film Festival in 2005 and 2006.

With a filmmaking career spanning over 35 years, Cox is a respected director and filmmaker whose groundbreaking films have been honoured with awards such as Best Film at the 1982 Australian Film Industry awards (Lonely Hearts), Best Director at the 1984 Rio de Janeiro Film Festival; and Best Director, Actor and Screenplay at the 1984 Australian Film Industry Awards (My First Wife). Cox's highly acclaimed feature Innocence (2000) won massive audience and critical acclaim including the Grand Prix of the Americas (Best Film) and the People's Choice Award at the 2000 Montreal World Film Festival. Famous for his penchant for humanism in his films, Cox has also worked with the most respected of Australian actors including Claudia Karvan, Wendy Hughes and Jacqueline McKenzie.

Read a full bio and thorough filmography (opens an external site) of Paul Cox.

Date:
28 April 2011
Time:
18:00 - 20:45
6.00pm refreshments, 7.00pm screening and conversation
Location:
City - Broadway University Hall
Audience:
All Welcome
Cost:
This is a free event.
RSVP:
Register now
Registration is essentials as places are limited.
Contact:
Alexandra Hyvonen, Ph. +61 2 9514 7950

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