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Berlinale 2011. Jury + Special

We knew that Isabella Rossellini would be presiding over the International Jury of the 61st Berlinale, running February 10 through 20. Today, the festival's announced that the other Jury members are producer Jan Chapman, actress Nina Hoss, actor, producer and director Aamir Khan, director Guy Maddin, costume designer Sandy Powell and: "The Berlinale is holding a place open in the Jury for Jafar Panahi and in doing so wants to signalize its support for his struggle for freedom."

This fine gaggle will determine who'll be taking home the Golden and Silver Bears. Neil Young's already laid out his odds: "With the exception of Bela Tarr — whose Nietzsche-inspired Turin Horse will apparently be his final film — there's a disappointing lack of 'heavy hitters' in this year's Berlinale competition. And with Iranian cinema in the spotlight like never before (thanks to the incarceration of Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof), the front-runner has to

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