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VENICE 2011 Jury

Weerasethakul, Mazzacurati and Torre head Venice juries

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Weerasethakul, Mazzacurati and Torre head Venice juries

Film directors Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Carlo Mazzacurati and Roberta Torre have been chosen as presidents of three juries at this year’s Venice Film Festival, which will run from August 31-September 10, 2011.

Thai director Weerasethakul, who won the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2010 for Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives [+see also:
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and was selected in competition at Venice in 2006 with Syndromes and a Century, will head the Horizons jury.

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Mazzacurati, who was selected at the Venice Mostra 2010 with The Passion [+see also:
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, in competition, and with his documentary Sei Venezia [+see also:
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, will preside over the ''Luigi De Laurentiis'' Venice Award for a Debut Film jury.

Torre, who at last year’s Mostra opened the Controcampo Italiano with Lost Kisses [+see also:
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, will head the jury of this section dedicated to new trends in Italian cinema.

(Translated from Italian)

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