Egypt's Marianne Khoury to be judge at Cannes Film Festival

Ahram Online, Sunday 22 Apr 2012

Producer and filmmaker Marianne Khoury to be jury member during International Critics' Week at this year's Cannes Film Festival

Marianne Khoury, the producer and filmmaker, is to be a jury member during the International Critics’ Week at this year's Cannes Film Festival - the first Egyptian to hold such a position.

The International Critics' Week showcases debut or second works by filmmakers from around the world and has discovered important filmmakers such as Jacques Audiard and Ken Loach, who are competing in this year’s official section.

The Egyptian film Baad El-Mawkea (After the Battle) by Yossry Nasrallah was chosen in the official competition.

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