ARTS, CULTURE

Actress Jasna Duricic will be the President of Jury of Feature Film of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival

Actress Jasna Đuričić (President of the Jury), director and screenwriter Mike Cahill, director and screenwriter Lili Horvát, artistic director of Viennale – International Film Festival in Vienna Eva Sangiorgi and executive director of AFC – Austrian Film Commission Martin Schweighofer will serve on the Jury of the Competition Programme – Feature Film of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival.

Jasna Đuričić was born on 16 April 1966 in Ruma, Serbia. She graduated acting from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, under Prof. Branko Pleša in 1989. From 1990 to 2005 she was a permanent member of the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad, where she was a drama actress. She teaches acting at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad.

Numerous theatre roles in Serbia and the region have brough her significant theatre awards, particularly including four Sterija Awards and a Golden Laurel Wreath at MESS. In 2014, she received a Ring of Dobrica, the highest award in Serbia for theatre actors and actresses for lifetime achievement. She also had a series of notable roles in film and television. For her role in film WHITE, WHITE WORLD by Oleg Novković, she received the Silver Leopard for Best Actress at Locarno Film Festival in 2010, and for the same role she also received the award for best actress at Les Arcs Film Festival. The leading role in QUO VADIS, AIDA? by Jasmila Žbanić, brought her the awards for best actress at the London Film Week and El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt.

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