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Juliette Binoche to lead Berlin Film Festival jury

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche will serve as president of the International Jury at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in February (19).
The English Patient star will oversee the panel, which will choose the festival’s best movies in competition and hand out the coveted Golden and Silver Bears.
“I’m very pleased that Juliette is president of the 2019 International Jury,” event director Dieter Kosslick says in a statement. “The festival shares a strong connection with her and I’m very happy that she’ll be returning to the festival in this distinguished position.”
Confirming her role on Tuesday (11Dec18), the actress adds, “I’m looking forward to this special rendezvous with the entire jury and will embrace my task with joy and care.”
Binoche has been a regular at the Berlin Film Festival, where her movies The English Patient, Chocolat, and Endless Night, among others, have premiered.

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