first_img 17 Comments Martin Scorsese has arrived! He is in @tcddublin to receive the @tcdphil Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage— TCD Alumni (@tcdalumni) February 24, 2017 Finally he’s here. The man, the myth, the legend. Martin Scorsese now addressing us.— 𝐍𝐣𝐚𝐛𝐮𝐥𝐨 (@N_jayMaz) February 24, 2017 Read: The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next MondayRead: “They shouldn’t be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody’s name”: Trump attacks media Share Tweet Email3 Source: Brian Hutton/Twitter Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 17,102 Views Source: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ieHe joins illustrious company with the likes of Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and Brian Cox in receiving an Honorary Patron award.Speaking ahead of the awards ceremony this evening, Scorsese said: “When I received the news that I had been selected as an Honorary Patron by the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, I was both surprised and moved.Trinity College is one of the world’s greatest and most venerable institutions of learning, and the University Philosophical Society has welcomed an illustrious list of Honorary Patrons and former members. I accept the honour with gratitude.The award was presented by the president of the University Philosophical Society, Matthew Nuding, who said: “This award is given to exceptional individuals who have excelled in their given fields. In this case, for Mr Scorsese’s outstanding contribution to film.In a career that spans over 50 years, his influence over the film industry cannot be overstated. He is without a doubt one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history.The video below shows the crowd waiting in anticipation for the director to arrive, and the rapturous reception he got when he did (in the last minute or so of the video). MULTI OSCAR AWARD-winning director Martin Scorsese said he was both “surprised and moved” as he attended a ceremony in Trinity College today where he was made an Honorary Patron by the University Philosophical Society.The 74-year-old, who has directed films such as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Gangs of New York and Wolf of Wall Street, attended a ceremony in Dublin today to accept the gold medal award.He spoke at a Q&A session afterwards in the Debating Chamber of the Graduate Memorial Building where crowds packed in to ask the legendary director questions.There were large queues to try and get into the venue, and Scorsese received a rousing reception when he entered. Source: TCD Alumni/Twitter By Sean Murray Short URL Martin Scorsese says “it’s a real honour” arriving at Trinity College Dublin to accept an award from Philosophical Society. @PA— Brian Hutton (@magicbathtub) February 24, 2017 Friday 24 Feb 2017, 7:04 PM ‘The man, the myth’: Martin Scorsese got a rapturous reception at Trinity College tonight Scorsese joins the likes of Al Pacino and Helen Mirren in receiving the Honorary Patron award. Source: Njabulo/Twitter Feb 24th 2017, 7:04 PM last_img

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