San Sebastian Film Festival

The new edition will be held between 16 and 24 September. Ben Hamer, Guillermo Arriaga, alex de la Iglesia, or Sophie Mantigneaux among others will decide the winners of the Official section. American actress Frances McDormand will preside over the jury of the official section of the 59 San Sebastian Film Festival. The San Sebastian event, which last Friday announced the composition of the jury, has unveiled Monday the name of who exercise for President in the next edition, which will run from 16 to 24 September. The protagonist of Fargo will decide the winners of the official section next to the writer, screenwriter and Mexican filmmaker Guillermo Arriaga, the Spanish director alex de la Iglesia, Norwegian filmmaker Bent Hamer, the Chinese actress Bai Ling, the Director of French photography Sophie Mantigneaux and the English actress Sophie Okoneko. MacDormand, born in 1957, won an Oscar in 1996 for her portrayal of police Marge Gunderson in Fargo and has been nominated for this award by Arde Mississippi (1988), almost famous (2000) and in the land of men (2005). Among his extensive filmography includes titles like burn after reading, hidden Agenda or Arizona baby. His latest works are Transformers 3: the dark side of the Moon, 2011 and This Must Be the Place. Source of the news: the actress Frances McDormand will preside over the official jury of the Festival of San Sebastian