Jury president in Cannes 2019: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Jury president in Cannes 2019: Alejandro González Iñárritu

He was the midwife of the Mexican film miracle almost 20 years ago: the director Alejandro González Iñárritu. The world's most important film festival in Cannes (May 14-25) is now honoring him with the chair of the jury.

With six long feature films, the Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu, born in Mexico City in 1963, has worked his way to the top. He is undoubtedly one of the most important contemporary film directors. There is almost no international film award that he has not already won. His debut was already a cinematic sensation.

The Mexican director will head the Cannes jury in 2019. Iñárritu and seven colleagues judge the most important film festival award. The Mexican film miracle began with him in 2000.

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