'An Education' Director Lone Scherfig to Head up Zurich Festival Jury
'Game of Thrones' actress Sibel Kekilli, 'Hanna' screenwriter David Farr and 'In Bruges' producer Graham Broadbent will help pick this year's festival winners.
Danish director Lone Scherfig (An Education) will head up this year's feature film jury at the Zurich Film Festival.
Together with German actress Sibel Kekilli (Game of Thrones), Hanna screenwriter David Farr and British producer Graham Broadbent (In Bruges), she will pick the winners of the Golden Eye Award for best international feature at this year's festival. The prize comes with a $25,000 (25,000 Swiss Francs) cash bursary, as well as additional distribution support in Switzerland.
Zurich also announced the members of this year's documentary film jury, which will be led by Mike Lerner, producer of Oscar-nominated The Square, and will also include three directors: Firouzeh Khosrovani from Iran, Nadav Schirman from Israel and Mexican filmmaker Betzabe Garcia.
Bettina Reitz, a producer on Michael Haneke's Oscar-winning Amour, will be jury president for Zurich's German-language feature prize, with Swiss director Micha Lewinsky, Belgium-born helmer Nathalie Borgers, German actor Devid Striesow and Swiss actor Joel Basman.