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Cannes Update: Tim Roth's Un Certain Regard Jury Finalized

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood May 14, 2012 at 10:12AM

Brit actor-director Tim Roth heads this year's jury for the Cannes official selection sidebar Un Certain Regard; his final jury of five is below.
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Cannes Un Certain Regard jury

Brit actor-director Tim Roth heads this year's jury for the Cannes official selection sidebar Un Certain Regard; his final jury of five is below.

They will pick the 2012 award winners out of 20 films at the Debussy Theater on Saturday May 26. The opening film on Thursday, May 17 is Lou Ye's "Mystery" and the closing film is Gilles Bourdos' "Renoir."


Tim Roth (actor and director), President of the Jury

Leïla Bekhti (actress)

Tonie Marshall (director and producer)

Luciano Monteagudo (Cinema critic at Pàgina/12 in Buenos Aires)

Sylvie Pras (Head of Cinemas at Centre Pompidou in Paris, Artistic Director of La Rochelle Film Festival)

This article is related to: Festivals, Festivals, Cannes Film Festival


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.