IFFLA announces jury of its 9th edition

MUMBAI: The jury for the 9th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has been announced.The people who will serve in the Features section are Susan Cartsonis,Robert Koehler and Cheng-Sim Lim.

Shaz Bennett, Grace Lee and ClaudiaPuig will be in the jury for Documentary films, while the jurors in the Shorts film category are Parvesh Cheena, Myriam Despujoulets and Ravi Kapoor. 

While Cartsonis was an executive at Twentieth Century Fox for nearly a decade before she started her own company Storefront Pictures, Koehler is a film critic for Variety, Cinema Scope, Cineaste and Film Comment. Koehler has served as a juror at festivals including Cannes and Berlin. Sim Lim is an independent film curator and filmmaker with over 17 years of programming experience in a wide range of American and international cinemas.

While Bennett is a writer/filmmaker/performance artist/voiceover artist/film critic and programmer, Lee is an award winning  producer/writer/director while Puig has been a film critic at USA Today since 2001.

Cheena is a theatre, television, and film actor, while Despujoulets is a programmer of Seminars and Administrator of Fellow Affairs at the
American Film Institute Conservatory. Kapoor is an actor, writer and director.

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles runs from 12 to 17 April.

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