Sarajevo reveals full Feature Competition Jury
by Vladan Petkovic
- In addition to Asghar Farhadi, the jury will comprise Judita Franković Brdar, Mike Goodridge, Brigitte Lacombe and Ana Urushadze
After announcing at the end of May that Asgar Farhadi will be the President of its Competition Programme - Feature Film Jury (read story), the Sarajevo Film Festival, which runs for the 24th time from 10-17 August, has revealed the other four jurors for its most prestigious selection.
Croatian actress Judita Franković Brdar is best known for roles in Vlatka Vorkapic’s Sonja and the Bull [+see also:
film profile], and Dalibor Matanić's Mother of Asphalt [+see also:
film profile] and Daddy.
Mike Goodridge isthe Artistic Director of International Film Festival & Awards Macao, a former editor at Screen International, and former CEO of Protagonist Pictures. He is now also a producer, developing several projects through his company Groovy Pictures.
Brigitte Lacombe is one of the most successful portrait photographers in the world, who has also worked as a special photographer on the sets of directors including Martin Scorsese, Spike Jonze, Bennett Miller, Lynne Ramsay, Anthony Minghella, Mike Nichols, Sam Mendes, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Sofia Coppola, Quentin Tarantino, and Michael Haneke.
Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze won the Heart of Sarajevo last year for her feature debut Scary Mother [+see also:
interview: Ana Urushadze
film profile], in addition to prizes Gijon, Locarno, Mumbai, San Francisco and Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
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