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Rome selects competition jury

Rome selects competition jury

Us director James Gray to preside over main competition jury, as previously announced.

Marco Müller, artistic director of the 8th Rome Film Festival (Nov 8-17), has announced the jury members who will complete the Competition Jury.

Jury president James Gray will be joined by:

Verónica Chen (Argentina);Luca Guadagnino (Italy);Aleksei Guskov (Russia);Noémie Lvovsky (France);Amir Naderi (Iran);Zhang Yuan (China).

(See below for more details on the jury)

The Jury will confer the feature films in Competition the:

Golden Marc’Aurelio Award for Best FilmBest Director AwardSpecial Jury PrizeBest Actor AwardBest Actress AwardAward for Emerging Actor or ActressAward for Best Technical ContributionAward for Best Screenplay.

It was also announced today that Italian actress Anna Foglietta will host the awards ceremony on Nov 16.

The actress, whose credits include Anton Corbijn’s 2010 thriller The American, starring Geroge Clooney, will continue to do the honours through the second part of the evening, when the Maverick

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