For the first time a Mexican director presided over the jury of the Cannes Film Festival

For the first time a Mexican director presided over the jury of the Cannes Film Festival

Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will take the jury chair this year at the Cannes Film Festival, considered one of the world's most prestigious cinema awards.

According to the Festival Committee, Oscar-winning Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu of the films "The" and "Birdman" will chair the festival's jury.

Inarritu said after his election as president of the jury, the Cannes Film Festival is important to his career and he is honored and honored to go to Cannes as jury president this year.

Inarritu repeated the success of John Ford and Joseph L. Mankiewicz by winning the Best Director award for two consecutive years at the 88th Academy Awards (Oscars) held in Los Angeles, USA two years ago.