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Shabana Azmi to head Abu Dhabi Jury

By NewsDesk • Published on September 26, 2012

Shabana AzmiIndian actor Shabana Azmi will head the main competition jury of 6th Abu Dhabi International Film Festival. She will be the first woman to chair the jury of the festival in its five year history.

Shabana will be accompanied by Iranian actress-director-screenwriter Niki Karimi, French filmmaker of Moroccan origin Ismael Ferroukhi, Czech producer Cedomir Kolar and Chilean director-producer-screenwriter-novelist Miguel Littin.

Shabana has earlier served on the jury of Montreal World Film Festival, Cairo Film Festival, APSA Asia Pacific Screen Academy and Mannheim Film Festival.

Mumbai Cha Raja by Manjeet Singh and I.D by Kamal K.M are screening in the New Horizon section of the festival. (Read: Interview with Manjeet Singh)

Indo-Canadian Documentary “The World Before Her”  by Nisha Pahuja has been selected in the documentary competition. (Interview: Nisha Pahuja)

Shlok Sharma’s short film “Sujata” will compete in the short film competition, while Gauri Shinde’s “English-Vinglish” will have a special screening.

Also see: Four Indian Films at Abu Dhabi Film Festival

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