Versatile Indonesian actress and producer Christine Hakim will preside over the international jury of the forthcoming 10th Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema next month, which will also have filmmakers Ketan Mehta, Sai Paranjpye and Nagesh Kukunoor as members.
The juries of the festival, from July 10 to July 20, collectively include 22 distinguished individuals from the global film community, each of whom brings a unique perspective from every sphere of film making.
Esteemed directors, screenwriters, actors and cinematographers will together preside over the awards selection for the films in competition, deciding the winners in four categories — Asian and Arab, Indian, First Features and In-Tolerance.
The awards will be announced on July 19. The festival, organised by Osian’s Connoisseurs of Art has also announced over Rs one crore (USD 250,000) in prize money for its competition sections and lifetime achievement awards.