The 17th Marrakech International Film Festival (Nov 30 – Dec 08) has set a jury comprising Suspiria
star Dakota Johnson
, Indian actress Ileana D’Cruz (Barfi!), Lebanese filmmaker and visual artist Joana Hadjithomas
(I Want To See), Brit director Lynne Ramsay
(We Need To Talk About Kevin
), Moroccan director Tala Hadid
(House In The Fields), French director Laurent Cantet
), German actor Daniel Brühl
(Rush) and Mexican director Michel Franco
(April’s Daughter). As previously revealed, director James Gray
will serve as jury president.
A total of 80 films will unspool at the festival, with Julian Schnabel
’s Van Gogh biopic At Eternity’s Gate among gala screenings and also the festival’s opener. Other galas include Roma
, Green Book
while special screenings include Wildlife, Her Smell and Birds Of Passage. The official competition, galas and special screenings are listed below.
The festival will also feature tributes to Robert DeNiro, Robin Wright