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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).

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