Filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor is heading the Muhr AsiaAfrica competition jury of the 10th Dubai International Film Festival that runs from December 6-14.
Actor-producer Sanjay Suri is part of the Muhr Arab Feature Jury headed by Irish filmmaker Jim Sheridan.
Other members of the Muhr AsiaAfrica jury are: Congo-born filmmaker Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda, Lebanese actress and producer Carole Abboud, film critic Nigel Andrews, and cinematographer Tareq El-Telmissany.
Apart from Sanjay Suri, Muhr Arab Feature Jury includes: Managing Director of Directors’ Fortnight Christophe Leparc, Saudi filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour and Iraqi filmmaker Sinan Antoon.
Haifaa Al-Mansoor’s “Wadjda” had won the Arab Feature award at the festival last year. The film is one of the front-runners for Foreign Language category Oscars this year.
Ritesh Batra’s “The Lunchbox” is competing in the MuhrAsiaAfrica section .