International Migration Film Festival Festival Feature Jury Announced
Other jury members of the Feature Film Competition to be held by Nuri Bilge Ceylan have also been announced. Other names that will take part in the jury are; American actress-director Danny Lebern Glover, known as Bosnia’s best actress, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Chinese-born American actress Joan Chen, one of Europe’s most award-winning female directors, Danish Lone Scherfig, three Oscar-winning British costume designer Sandy Powell Sayyid Şahap Hüseyni, Iran’s Cannes Award-winning player, became prominent with his activist personality. Many films of the actress, who made a sound with her mastery in different roles and attracted attention with her versatility, were nominated for Emmy Awards.
Won numerous awards in 25 years
Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, a student of Emir Kusturica, has won numerous awards for the characters he portrayed in 63 films. Hadzihafizbegovic portrayed more than 100 characters, including theater, in the acting life of 25 years, and premiered over 40 theater plays. Bosnian actress, who appeared more than 2500 times in front of the live audience; He won more than 15 awards from prestigious festivals with his international cinema studies.
Oscar nominated in 3 branches
Danish director Lone Scherfig made his international debut with Italian for Beginners (Italian for Beginners), where he received the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. In 2010, ‘An Education’ (Love Lesson) was nominated for three Oscars. The film came back with the ‘Best Actress Award’ from BAFTA, where it was nominated in 8 categories. ‘An Education’ is also the ‘Best in Sundance Film Festival’
3 Oscars, 3 BAFTA wins
British costume designer Sandy Powell won 13 Oscars in the film industry, which he entered in 1986 with Derek Jarman’s Caftans for his Caravaggio. He won 3 Oscars for Shakespeare in Love, The Aviator and The Young Victoria. He also won three awards in BAFTA, where he was nominated 15 times.
He returned with awards from Berlin and Cannes
Seyyid, the leading actor in two Iranian films that received the Best Foreign Language Academy Award, with his international reputation with About Iran (2008), A Separation (2011) and The Salesman (2016) with his famous Iranian writer and director Asghar Farhadi. Şahap Hüseyni received the Silver Bear in the category of Best Actor for his role in the movie A Separation at the 61st Berlin Film Festival, and in 2016, at the Cannes Film Festival, he received the Best Actor Award for his role in The Salesman. He won his award.
8 films that will compete in the “International Feature” category were announced the other day. Midnight Traveler / Night Traveler, signed by Afghan director Hassan Fazili, for the 7-awarded documentary For Sama / Sama, directed by Syrian Waad Al Kateab and British Edward Watts, for 2019 Oscar nomination, Ukrainian director Maryna Er Gorbach- Mehmet Bahadır Er ‘ directed by Omar And Us / Omar and Us, You Smell Like My Daughter, directed by Olgun Özdemir / Scent Of My Daughter, Oskar & Lilli, signed by Iranian director Arash T. Riahi, Like My Son / Just Like My Son Directed by Dutch director Ben Sombogaart, Rafaël was entitled to face the jury of The Merger / Extra Time, signed by Dutch director Mark Grentell.
In the International Migration Films Festival, where more than 50 films will be screened; “Best Feature Film” will receive 15 thousand Euro prize money. The winners will be announced at the festival’s closing ceremony on June 21.