Tokyo International Film Festival Picks Tommy Lee Jones as Head of the Jury
Variety.com: Veteran American actor, Tommy Lee Jones will head the competition jury at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival.
The 30th edition of the festival will run Oct. 25 – Nov. 3 in venues across Tokyo. It will open with Japanese fantasy film “Fullmetal Alchemist” and close with Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.”
Jones will be joined on the jury by Belgian director Martin Provost (“Serafine”,) Iranian writer-director and producer Reza Mirkarimi, Japanese actor Masatoshi Nagase, and Chinese actress, director and investor Vicky Zhao Wei.
The jury will decide a Grand Prix, a jury prize, best director, screenplay, actor, actress and artistic contribution prizes.