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15 September 2022, 09:24

Iran's Asghar Farhadi joins Zurich Film Festival's jury

TEHRAN, 15 September (BelTA - IRNA). - Iran's Asghar Farhadi, who directed the Oscar winner 'A Separation', has been selected to be among the jury members at the 18th edition of the Zurich Film Festival, according Variety magazine.

The event is scheduled to take place from Sept. 22 to Oct. 2.

Farhadi will head the jury for the International Feature Film Competition.

He is joined by the U.K.'s Clio Barnard, who directed the BAFTA nominated 'The Arbor', 'The Selfish Giant' and 'Ali & Ava'; L.A.-based Brazilian Daniel Dreifuss, a producer on the Oscar nominated 'No' and 'All Quiet on the Western Front', Germany's Oscar entry; Swiss/Italian screenwriter and director Petra Volpe, whose credits include Tribeca prizewinner 'The Divine Order'; and Sweden's Peter 'Piodor' Gustafsson, the producer of Ali Abbassi's 'Border', which won the main award in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes.

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