FIFF Announces 2021 Jury Members

FIFF Announces 2021 Jury Members

The Fajr International Film Festival has announced its jury line-up of global experts selected to award very best creative work and benchmark excellence this year.

Jury members hail from across the world and represent the global film industry’s leading talent from the broadest spectrum of disciplines.

International Competition Jury

Mirjana Karanovic (Serbia)

Brillante Ma Mendoza (Philippines)

Laila Pakalnina (Latvia)

Elma Tataragic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Morten Kaufmann (Denmark)

Fatemeh Motamed-Arya (Iran)

Shahram Mokri (Iran)

Eastern Vista Jury

Fatma AL-Remaihi (Qatar)

Diana Ashimova (Kazakhstan)

Marina Gulbahari (Afghanistan)

Mahmut Fazil Coskun (Turkey)

Mastaneh Mohajer (Iran)

First Film Jury

Dina Iordanova (Bulgaria)

Loreta Gandolfi (Italy)

Morteza Farshbaf (Iran)

FIPRESCI Jury

Aylin Tasciyan (Turkey)

Giovanni Vimercati (Italy)

Omid Roohani (Iran)

NETPAC Jury

Italo Spinelli (Italy)

Anne Demy Geroe (Australia)

Farhad Tohidi (Iran)

Interfaith Jury

Magali Van Reeth (France)

Magimai Pragasam (India)

Habib Reza Arzani (Iran)

The 2021 FIFF is scheduled to get underway in the Iranian capital on May 26-June 2. This year’s event is presided over by Iranian film director and screenwriter Mohammad Mehdi Asgarpour. The festival is widely considered one of the most prestigious and influential in Asia, Europe and Greater Middle East.


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