Ileana D'Cruz to be part of 17th Marrakech Film Festival Jury

Updated: 20 November, 2018 19:59 IST | ANI | Washington

17th Marrakech Film Festival jury also includes Dakota Johnson, Daniel Bruhl, Lynne Ramsay, Michel Franco, Joana Hadjithomas and Tala Hadid

Ileana D'Cruz
Ileana D'Cruz

Hollywood stars Dakota Johnson, Daniel Bruhl and Lynne Ramsay are all set to join the jury of the 17th Marrakech Film Festival in Morocco. Led by The Lost City of Z director James Gray, the festival is set for a re-launch after a one-year hiatus from November 30 to December 8, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter.

We Need to Talk about Kevin director Ramsay will also be on the jury, along with Johnson, The Alienist actor Bruhl and Palme d'Or winner Laurent Cantet. Mexican director Michel Franco, Indian actress Ileana D'Cruz, Lebanese filmmaker Joana Hadjithomas, and Moroccan director Tala Hadid will round out the panel.

The jury will also be joined by a roster of guests and speakers, including Robert De Niro and Robin Wright for career honours, and Martin Scorsese, Guillermo Del Toro and Cannes Film Festival head Thierry Fremaux, who are set for a new 'Conversations' series.

The festival will screen a total of 80 films, with Julian Schnabel's Van Gogh biopic 'At Eternity's Gate' opening it. Other galas include 'Roma', 'Green Book' and 'Capernaum' while special screenings include 'Wildlife,' 'Her Smell' and 'Birds Of Passage.'

It will also feature tributes to Robert DeNiro, Robin Wright, Agnès Varda and 'Moroccan' director Jillali Ferhati, as well as strands on 'Moroccan' and regional cinema and films for young audiences.

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/ reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

First Published: 20 November, 2018 19:50 IST

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from

loading image
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK