Tuesday, January 27, 2015

News: Bong Joon-ho to Sit on Berlinale International Jury

By Pierce Conran

The Berlin International Film Festival just held a press conference to announced the full jury for the international competition of its 65th edition next month. Bong is also part of this year's Berlinale Talents, where he will give a talk on transnational filmmaking. His last film Snowpiercer was screened at Berlinale in 2014.

America director Darren Aronofsky was previously announced as the president of the jury and joining them will be German actor Daniel Bruhl, French actress Audrey Tautou, Mad Men showrunner Matthew Weiner, Peruvian filmmaker Claudia Llosa and Italian producer Martha De Laurentiis.

Though no Korean film will take part in this year's competition, eight will feature in the festival's other sections. Berlinale will take place from February 5th to 15th this year.

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