Escalante Named to International Jury Panel at the Venice Film Festival

He’s impressed international film festival panels with his film Heli… And, now Amat Escalante will be judging other filmmakers and their work.

Amat Escalante

The 34-year-old Mexican filmmaker, who was named Best Director at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, has been added to the international jury panel at the 70th Venice Film Festival.

Escalante’s Heli won the Best International Film honors at the Munich International Film Festival, helping to further raise the filmmaker’s stock in the film industry.

The Venice Film Festival runs from August 20 to September 7.

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