Magazine article Screen International

Pablo Trapero to Head Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury

Magazine article Screen International

Pablo Trapero to Head Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury

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Argentinean director of Carancho and White Elephant to preside over the jury for Un Certain Regard.

Pablo Trapero, the Argentinean scriptwriter, producer and director of Carancho and White Elephant, will preside over the jury for Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25).

The strand will compose 20 films to be announced, along with the films in Competition, at an upcoming press conference on April 17.

Trapero is no stranger to the Croisette, with his prison film Lion's Den (Leonera) playing in Competition in 2008 and three of his features selected for Un Certain Regard: El Bonaerense (2002); Carancho (2010) and White Elephant (Elefante blanco) (2012).

He said: "I am very proud to take part in another way in the adventure of Cannes. Un Certain Regard, where I have presented three of my films, is always a very exciting selection. It brings us grand masters, promising young talent, new countries and new forms of cinema. …

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