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2019 – 64th Edition

Dilip Mehta

International Jury

He divides his life between India and Canada; living and working in both New Delhi and Toronto. He is a filmmaker with a long and distinguished career as a photojournalist. His provocative five-year photographic coverage of the Bhopal gas tragedy won him numerous accolades including the World Press and Overseas Press Awards. His photographs have been published in ‘National Geographic’, ‘Geo’, ‘Stern Time’, ‘The New York Times’, ‘Le Figaro’, ‘Newsweek’ and ‘The London Sunday Times’ among others. Dilip’s first feature film, ‘Cooking With Stella’, a cross-cultural comedy, premiered as a Gala at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009. Cooking With Stella has had many festival successes (it screened in the Official Section of the 54th edition of SEMINCI) and won the 2009 Film Circuit’s Most Popular Film Award—the Canadian audience prize. His eloquent 2008 feature documentary about the plight of widows in contemporary India ‘The Forgotten Woman’ has played at numerous festivals and won honors around the world. He was a creative producer on ‘Earth’, an associate producer and production designer on ‘Water’, and the creative producer and production designer of ‘Midnight’s Children’. His 2016 feature documentary ‘Mostly Sunny’, an intimate portrayal of former Indo/ American/Canadian pornography star Sunny Leone (who successfully transitioned to vibrant Bollywood films). Dilip is presently working on his next feature film ‘Sita Gets Her Passport’ that is set in Varanasi, India, and Tokyo, Japan.

Dilip Mehta

All members of the

2019 – 64th Edition

Josefina Molina

Chairs the jury

Thierry Forte

Iván Giroud

Philippe Lesage

Keti Machavariani

Dilip Mehta

Rosa Montero