The honorable guest of the Festival - Paul Schrader

30 September 2021

The honorable guest of the 18th Golden Apricot International Film Festival is an American screenwriter and film director Paul Schrader -  the author of Taxi Driver, director of American Gigolo (1980), Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), Comfort of Strangers (1990), Light Sleeper (1992) and many more including The Card Counter (2021) which recently had its world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Paul Schrader is to receive Parajanov's Thaler - the most honorable award of Golden Apricot International Film Festival for the outstanding contribution to the world of cinema.