2021 – 66th Edition

Deepa Mehta

International Jury
Chairs the jury
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Deepa Mehta is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker whose work is celebrated on an international scale. Her emotionally resonating, award-winning films have played every major film festival, and been sold and distributed around the globe. Her films include the Elemental Trilogy: Earth, Fire, Water, the final film of which received an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film, Bollywood/Hollywood, Heaven on Earth and the epic adaptation of Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie’s three-time Booker Prize winning novel.

Her work challenges traditions and stereotypes and is always daring, fearless and provocative. It’s this spirit that saturated her feature film Anatomy of Violence. Deepa recently shot the pilot and second episode for the Netflix Original series, Leila, and is the Creative Executive Producer for the show. She also directed The Manager, the pilot episode of Little America for Apple TV.

Her latest feature film Funny Boy is based on the award winning novel by Shyam Selvadurai. It has been released on Netflix through ARRAY, and on CBC Gem in Canada. It received awards for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Director at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards, and for Best Motion Picture and Best Supporting Performance Female at the 2021 Leo Awards. She is also the Co-Showrunner and Director for Watford & Essex’s upcoming returnable series, Championess.

Deepa Mehta

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2021 – 66th Edition
Jurado Internacional 2021 Deepa Mehta

Deepa Mehta

Chairs the jury
Jurado Internacional 2021 - Marta Etura - © Rubén Vega

Marta Etura

Jurado Internacional 2021 - Elsa Fernández-Santos

Elsa Fernández-Santos

Jurado Internacional 2021 - Alberto García Ferrer

Alberto García Ferrer

Jurado Internacional 2021 - Lili Horvát

Lili Horvát

Jurado Internacional 2021 - Javier Porta Fouz

Javier Porta Fouz