Angela Bassett, Debra Messing, Chloë Sevigny Among Tribeca Film Festival Jurors

Published on Apr 16, 2019

Angela Bassett, Debra Messing, Chloë Sevigny Among Tribeca Film Festival Jurors

Angela Bassett, Debra Messing, and Chloë Sevingy are among the 50 actors, filmmakers, and entertainment industry professionals who will judge the Tribeca Film Festival. Now in its 18th year, the annual film celebration will unfold in downtown Manhattan from April 24 through May 5.

Other judges include director Rebecca Miller, comedian Tig Notaro, actor Justin Long, and IndieWire editor-in-chief Dana Harris.

“At 18, we’re proud of our lineup of talented and diverse filmmakers and welcome our extraordinary jury,” Jane Rosenthal, co-Founder and CEO of the festival, said in a statement.

Angela Bassett will judge the International Narrative Competition contestants, while Chloë Sevigny and Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”) will be on the committee to hand out the Nora Ephron award, created in honor of the late filmmaker, journalist, and writer.

David Cross (“Arrested Development”) will judge the new documentary director competition, and Justin Long (“Frank and Lola”) will assess the contestants for new narrative director competition.

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Mackenzie Nichols