Mehrdad Oskui to preside over jury of Krakow Film Festival

May 25, 2018

TEHRAN – Mehrdad Oskui, the Iranian director of acclaimed documentary films such as “Starless Dreams” and “Nose, Iranian Style”, will preside over the jury for the short film competition at the 58th Krakow Film Festival, the organizers have announced.

Curator Lydia Beilby and writer Michael Brooke, both from the UK, Swiss filmmaker Matteo Gariglio and Polish animation director Mariusz Wilczynski are the members of the jury.

“The Other Side of Burka” and “It’s Always Late for Freedom” are among other acclaimed documentary films by Oskui.

The Krakow Film Festival will be running in the Polish city from May 27 to June 3.

Photo: Iranian documentarian Mehrdad Oskui in an undated photo

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