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iW NEWS | Gilmore Heading Edinburgh’s Powell Jury Surveying New British Cinema

iW NEWS | Gilmore Heading Edinburgh's Powell Jury Surveying New British Cinema

Geoff Gilmore will lead the jury for the Michael Powell Award at this month’s 61st Edinburgh International Film Festival, August 15 – 26, 2007 in Scotland. Films eligible for the prize, which honors the best new British feature film at the festival include, Anand Tucker‘s “And When Did You Last See Your Father?“, Anton Corbijn‘s “Control,” Jim Threapleton‘s “Extraordinary Rendition,” David Mackenzie‘s “Hallam Foe,” Wilma Finnigan and Duncan Finnigan‘s “My Life as a Bus Stop,” Greg Loftin‘s “Saxon,” Simon Miller‘s “Seachd – the Inaccessible Pinnacle,” Justin Edgar‘s “Special People,” Gary Love‘s “Sugarhouse,” Roger Goldby‘s “The Waiting Room,” and Tom Shankland‘s Waz.” Joinging Gilmore, the director of the Sundance Film Festival, on the jury will be novelist Jonathan Coe, actress Natalie Press, filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski, actress Kate Dickie and critic Jay Weissberg. [Eugene Hernandez]

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