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The well know Indian actress and film director Nandita Das will be joining the Short Film and Cinefondation jury of the 66th Cannes Film Festival that takes place between 15th to 16th May, 2016. The jury is headed by the New Zealand filmmaker and Palme d'or winner Jane Campion for her film The Piano.The other members of the Jury are Maji-daAbdi, the Ethiopian director and producer, Nicoletta Braschi, the Italian actress, and Semih Kaplanoglu, the Turkish director. »
Indian film actress and director Nandita Das is on the Cinefondation Jury of the 66th Cannes Film Festival.
The Cinéfondation Selection selected 18 films (14 fiction films and 4 animated films) among the 1,550 submitted this year from 277 schools from all around the world. Cinefondation screens student films.
This morning the official 2013 Cannes Film Festival line-up was announced from Paris, France. The committee saw 1,858 films submitted this year and while additional titles will continue to be announced, this morning we got the full Competition and Un Certain Regard lineup and it looks amazing so far. Among the films announced In Competition so far, many were expected including Nicolas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives, Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra, Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur, Asghar Farhadi's The Past and Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis. Additionally James Gray's once titled Lowlife starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner will play, but under the name The Immigrant and Takashi Miike's cop thriller Wara No Tate (Straw Shield) has also made the competition list. However, the biggest "surprise" is the inclusion of Alexander Payne's black-and-white film Nebraska, which is sure to be a big attention getter, »
- Brad Brevet
3 items from 2013
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