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2023 Marrakech Intl. Film Festival: Joanna Hogg, Dee Rees & Alexander Skarsgård Among Jury Duty Members

2023 Marrakech Intl. Film Festival: Joanna Hogg, Dee Rees & Alexander Skarsgård Among Jury Duty Members

The Marrakech International Film Festival head juror Jessica Chastain will be joined by fellow thesps in actress Camille Cottin and actor Alexander Skarsgård, filmmaker-actress Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, filmmaker-actor Joel Edgerton, filmmakers Joanna Hogg, Dee Rees, Tarek Saleh and French-Moroccan writer Leïla Slimani (Perfect Nanny).

Set to take place between November 24th to December 2nd, the nine-some will award the Étoile d’Or to one of the 14 first / second-time feature-length films in the competition dedicated to the discovery of world cinema talents. We’ll probably get updates on the next projects for the majority of these folks. This is the festival’s 20th edition. Martin Scorsese will return to the fest as a special guest.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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