Quantcast
Features & Opinion

Indian critic Indu Shrikent to head short film Jury at Locarno

By NewsDesk • Published on June 21, 2011

Indian film critic and director of the Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema (India), Indu Shrikent will preside over the Jury of “Pardi di domani” section at the 64th Locarno International Film festival.

The festival which will take place from August 3-13, 2011 announced its Jury on Monday.

“I’m very honored to be on the short film Jury of one of the oldest film festivals in the world. Locarno is known for its absolutely fantastic selection of films. Moreover, there is lot of focus on India in the 2011 edition of the festival,” Shrikent told DearCinema.

“Pardi di domani” is an international competition section which presents short films by directors who are yet to make a full-length feature. Shrikent will be accompanied by Georgian director Bakur Bakuradze (Shultes, 2008; The Hunter, 2011 ), Israeli director and film critic Tom Shoval (Petach Tikva, 2007), Swiss producer Luc Toutounghi (Peter & the Wolf, 2006; The Lost Town of Switez, 2011) and the French filmmaker Rebecca Zlotowski (Dear Prudence, 2010).

Tagged with: , ,

Did you like reading this article?

Get DearCinema in your Inbox

Or grab the RSS feed!

Editor's Pick

Wong Kar Wai to be feted at IFFI Goa, Makhmalbaf’s The President opening film
Celebrated Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement ...
Do you have a script ready? Here are the opportunities
Gone are the days when writers had to knock at producers’ and directors’ doors to ask ...
After Lucia, Pawan Kumar to raise 3 Cr for his next through crowdfunding
After the success of Lucia, Kannada filmmaker Pawan Kumar is crowdfunding his next film ...
“Boyhood” to release in India on November 7
Richard Linklater’s critically-acclaimed film, Boyhood, will finally hit the theatres ...

Join the discussion

Leave a Reply