(MAY 6) Best of Brooklyn: The Brooklyn College Foundation honors Paul Mazursky

April 23, 2014

The Brooklyn College Foundation honors

Paul Mazursky '51  
Director, Screenwriter, Producer and Actor

Best of Brooklyn Award

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6 p.m.
Walter Reade Theater
at Lincoln Center

A star-studded celebration and tribute to Brooklyn College alumnus Paul Mazursky ’51. During his decades-long career, Paul directed notable films such as Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1979), Moscow on the Hudson (1984), Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986), and Enemies: A Love Story (1989), and has worked with Hollywood greats Anjelica Huston, Bette Midler, Ellen Burstyn and George Segal, among others. In 2013, Paul was honored by the Directors Guild of America and was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION 6:00 P.M.

AWARDS AND PROGRAM 6:30 P.M.
Master of Ceremonies Joel Zwick '62, Television, Film and Theater Director
With special appearances by Ellen Burstyn and Marsha Mason
Featuring a video of Paul's work and reflections from friends and industry figures

LIGHT DINNER 7:30 P.M.
The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center
Business or Festive Attire

TICKETS:
General public tickets & tables can be purchased here
WGAE members can purchase discounted tickets here ($200 for individual; $300 for couple) - For assistance, please contact Michelle Hecht at the Brooklyn College Foundation at MHecht@remove-this.brooklyn.cuny.edu 

EVENT CO-CHAIRS
Roy Furman ’60, Vice Chairman, Jefferies LLC; Chairman, Jefferies Capital Partners
Don Kramer ’58, CEO, ILS Capital Management Ltd.
Michael Lynne ’61, Principal, Unique Features

EVENT COMMITTEE
J. J. Abrams
Charles Bales ‘10
Sam Beller ’59
Barry Feirstein ‘74
Scott Herman ’80
Frances A. Hess
Marge Magner ’69
Leonard Nimoy
Florence Cohen Rosen ’59