Venice Film Festival Adds Zhang Ziyi to Jury

Ziyi will attend the 81st Venice International Film Festival this year. She will serve as a jury member of the prestigious film festival that will be held from 28 August to 7 September 2024.

Chaired – as previously announced on May 8 – by French actress Isabelle Huppert, the International Jury of the Venezia 81 Competition will also include members: American director and screenwriter James Gray; British director and screenwriter Andrew Haigh; Polish director, screenwriter and producer Agnieszka Holland; Brazilian director and screenwriter Kleber Mendonça Filho; Mauritanian director, screenwriter and producer Abderrahmane Sissako; Italian director and screenwriter Giuseppe Tornatore; German director and screenwriter Julia von Heinz; and Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi. La Biennale di Venezia

Back in 2004, Ziyi was invited to join the jury of the 61st Venice Film Festival, but had to decline. She was busy filming Memoirs of a Geisha in the United States.

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