ചലച്ചിത്രോത്സവം (IFFK)

22 nd International Film Festival of Kerala 2017 - Jury International Competition-Marco Muller ,Jury Chairperson

A MeeraSahib 2017-12-06 06:46:56am

 International Jury

Marco Muller ( JURY CHAIRMAN )

Film critic , Film Producer and Artistic Director
A well known Film critic and historian, Muller was the director and writer of documentaries about cinema. Now working as Professor at the Academy of Architecture, Universitàdella SvizzeraItaliana, Marco Muller Started working in 1978 as a festival programmer in Italy. He was director of “Ombreelettriche” (Electric Shadows) Festival in Turin (1981). Subsequently he was the director of the festivals of Pesaro (1982-1989), Rotterdam (1989-1991), Locarno (1992-2000), and Venice Film Festival (2004-2011) and of Rome Film Festival (2012-2014). He has produced and co-produced 14 features and has also produced short-films and documentaries.

T V Chandran

Film Director, Screenwriter and Actor
T V Chandran is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor, predominantly working in Malayalam cinema. He started his film career as an assistant director to P. A. Backer and John Abraham. He made his directorial debut with the unreleased feature Krishnan Kutty (1981). Chandran came into prominence after Alicinte Anveshanam (1989), which was nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival. Ponthan Mada (1993)is his most famous film to-date. His trilogy on 2002 Gujarat riots, consisting of Kathavasheshan (2004), Vilapangalkappuram (2008) and Bhoomiyude Avakashikal (2012) are worth mentioning.

Marlon Moreno

Actor
Marlon Moreno is an acclaimed film actor born in Cali, Colombia. Marlon debuted in the telenovela Gentefresca. Then he filmed Milena where played the role of Carlos and soon after he participated in La Mujer del Presidente where he played the role of Victor Leal which made Moreno famous as a talented actor. Later on in the 1990s, he participated in numerous telenovelas like Sin límites, La Dama del Pantano, La Reina de Queens, El Precio del Silencio, and Pandillas, Guerra y Paz to name a few. La Saga Negocio de Familia, a telenovela that is considered one of the best from all times. Moreno also participated in movies like El Rey, Soñar no cuesta nada, Heridas, La Beca, and Perro come perro.

Mary Stephen

Film Editor
Born in Hong Kong, graduate of Concordia University in Montreal , Mary Stephen has been living in Paris since the 1980s. She collaborated with French New Wave director Eric Rohmer for more than 25 years as his film editor and co-composer, starting as assistant to Rohmer’s then-chief-editor Cécile Décugis (who edited for Truffaut, Rohmer, Godard including the legendary Breathless). Mary then became Rohmer’s chief-editor from 1991 Winter’s Tale to his last feature 'The Romance of Astrea and Celadon' (2007). A partial list of her work includes Ann Hui’s latest feature 'Our Time Will Come' and 'The Headmaster', the omnibus film '8 and ½'.

Aboubacker Sanogo

Film scholar and Curator
Aboubakar Sanogo is a film scholar and curator currently working on Carleton University as Assistant Professor in Film Studies. He received in MA (2001) and Ph.D. (2009) in Critical Studies from the School of Cinematic Arts of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Sanogo is also the founder of the Carleton University World Cinema Forum which seeks to study national, regional, continental and global film cultures, institutions, stakeholders and debates with the ultimate goal of establishing Carleton as a major destination for the study of World Cinema.