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Talks & Performances

Parker Posey on the Small Screen

17 Mar

Dubbed "The Indie Queen" by TIME magazine, Parker Posey has forged a formidable presence in the world of independent cinema, earning her crown playing an impressive range of quirky characters on the big screen.

Along with her star turns in classics such as Dazed and Confused, Party Girl, and The House of Yes, Posey has formed an equally as interesting television resume, popping up on the box with fierce regularity throughout her 25 year career.

Complementing In Praise of Parker Posey, this session of Talking TV will take an inquisitive look at the small screen outings of this truly unique cinematic royal.

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  • After her first professional acting gig on the soap opera As the World Turns, Posey has made some memorable appearances on the small screen throughout her career.  From her cult-favourite recurring role in the Tales of the City mini-series to guest voicing on The Simpsons and Futurama, and more recently playing recurring guest characters on seasons of Louie and The Good Wife.

    Join our panel of guests including The Good Copy’s Penny Modra, writer Sinead Stubbins, The Age’s Bhakthi Puvanenthiran and Guardian Australia’s film and TV critic Luke Buckmaster as they explore the small screen offerings of the Indie Queen, and look back over a television resume as diverse and idiosyncratic as the actress herself.