The Marrakech International Film Festival announced the members of the jury for its upcoming 19th edition, scheduled to take place from 11 to 19 November 2022. The international jury will award the Étoile d’Or to one of the 14 first and second feature films in the competition, which is dedicated to the discovery of filmmakers from around the world.
Eight jurors coming from several different nations and four continents serving alongside President of the Jury, who this year is Italian helmer Paolo Sorrentino, will award the Étoile d'or at the end of the Festival. Sorrentino's role as Jury President was announced back in September.
Sorrentino is joined by Danish director Susanne Bier, Guatemalan-born US actor and producer Oscar Isaac, British actress Vanessa Kirby, German actress Diane Kruger, Australian director Justin Kurzel, Lebanese director and actress Nadine Labaki, Moroccan filmmaker Laïla Marrakchi and French actor Tahar Rahim.
Representing 10 different countries from four continents, the jury of the Festival’s 19th edition reflects the Marrakech International Film Festival, an event that celebrates world cinema.The jury will render its verdict during the closing night of the Festival on November 19, 2022.
For more information, check out the festival's website.