The Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) in India has appointed four Iranian directors as jury members.
The Iranian cineastes who have been selected to be jurors at the 12th edition of the Indian film event are Hassan Najmabadi, Hossein Nouri, Amin Javaheri and Ali Ghiasvand. These artists will also serve the event as the selection committee members to pick the films for competition at this edition of the festival.
Najmabadi is an Iranian short film director who has made several award-winning titles including ‘Red Season’ and ‘Toward Rainbow’.
Amin Javaheri is also a film helmer who has made a number of short flicks, some of which have won awards. His ‘Human Beings are Members of a Tool’ attended the 2016 Wind international Film Festival in the US.
Assistant director to the movie ‘Two Patches of Clouds’ Ali Ghiyasvand is also among the Iranian jury grid of the Indian screening event.
The JIFF is held annually in Jaipur, India, since 2009. The festival is conducted by the Jaipur International Film Festival Trust.
The 12th edition of the JIFF is slated for January 17-21, 2020.