Thursday, October 11, 2012

Jeff Nichols to chair International Jury for Rome Film Festival

Posted By on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Jeff Nichols will chair the International Jury at the Rome Film Festival.
  • Jeff Nichols will chair the International Jury at the Rome Film Festival.

Indiewire reports that Little Rock native Jeff Nichols will chair the International Jury at this year's Rome Film Festival, Nov. 9-17.

From the festival's website:

Jeff Nichols, director, screenwriter and author of Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter, and Mud will chair the jury — composed of seven other leading figures in the world of cinema and culture from different countries — which will award the Golden Marc’Aurelio for Best Film, the Best Director Award, the Special Jury Prize, the Best Actor Award, the Best Actress Award, the Emerging Actor or Actress Award, the Award for Best Technical Contribution, the Award for Best Screenplay.

Nice!

"Mud," the latest entry in the growing Nichols oeuvre, will be released next year via Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions.

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