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Terence Lewis to judge French film festival

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Ace choreographer Terence Lewis, who recently made his acting debut in a short film, has joined the jury of French Short Film Festival of Rennes - 7eme Lune.

Lewis, who has judged shows like "Dance India Dance" and "Nach Baliye", is one of the six members of the fest, which will be held March 15-18 in Rennes, France.

"It's an honour to be a part of the jury of this esteemed short film festival in Rennes! International cinema has always been close to my heart as it is thought provoking, intelligent and pregnant with meaning," Lewis said in a statement.

He added: "French cinema hits you at the gut and it's direction and artistry is real n unparalleled in the world."

The festival is in its fourth edition and is headed by a French film director Alain Guiraudie. The panel also includes other French directors like Rebecca Zlotowski and Kim Chapiron, film critic Clement Graminies and winner of the third edition Mathias Minne.

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