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BERLINALE JURY MEETS THE PRESS

February 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The ever-provocative British director Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Vera Drake, Happy-Go-Lucky, Another Year) showed that he has not dampened his sometimes incendiary sentiments as he appeared with the other members of the Berlin Film Festival’s jury at a news conference today (Thursday). Leigh, who is this year’s jury president, remarked at first that the […]

ITALIAN DIRECTOR MORETTI TO PRESIDE OVER CANNES JURY

January 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lauding his “corrosive wit,” the Cannes Film Festival announced late Thursday that Italian director Nanni Moretti had been selected to head the jury at this year’s festival. In a statement, festival chief Thierry Frémaux, who holds the title “general delegate,” said, “The Festival wanted to celebrate its 65th season with a European jury President. High-spirited […]