Sandrine Kiberlain to chair the Caméra d'Or jury
by Fabien Lemercier
- The French actress will preside over the Caméra d'Or jury at the 70th Cannes Film Festival (17-28 May)
Two days away from the unveiling of the Official Selection of the 70th Cannes Film Festival (17-28 May) in Paris, the identity of the chair of the Caméra d'Or jury has now been revealed. The role will fall to French actress Sandrine Kiberlain (César Award for Best Actress in 2014 for 9 Month Stretch [+see also:
film profile]), who follows in the footsteps of her fellow countrywoman Catherine Corsini.
The Caméra d'Or jury is tasked with singling out the best feature debut in the Official Selection, the Directors’ Fortnight and the Critics’ Week. In the past, the award has been bestowed upon such names as Jim Jarmusch, Steve McQueen, Jafar Panahi, Mira Nair, Naomi Kawase, Jaco Van Dormael, Benh Zeitlin and, last year, Houda Benyamina for Divines [+see also:
interview: Houda Benyamina
(Translated from French)