|2021 EDITION / OFFICIAL SELECTION / JURY|
The Punto de Vista 2021 jury is composed of Nicole Brenez, James Lattimer and Antoine Thirion.
Nicole Brenez is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Sorbonne Nouvelle, Director of the Analysis & Culture Departement at the Fémis since 2017, and curator of the Cinémathèque française's avant-garde film series since 1996. With the filmmaker Philippe Grandrieux, she produces the film collection “It May Be That Beauty Has Strengthened Our Resolve”, devoted to revolutionary filmmakers forgotten or neglected by the histories of cinema. She worked with Chantal Akerman (Almayer’s Folly, 2011) and is currently working with Jean-Luc Godard (2015-present) and Jacques Kebadian (2016-present).
James Lattimer is a programmer, critic and filmmaker. He has been a member of the Berlinale Forum selection committee since 2011 and joined the Viennale in 2018 as a programming advisor. He was guest curator for Documenta Madrid 2020. He co-directed the short film All Still Orbit with Dane Komljen and is co-writer of his new feature film Afterwater. As a critic he publishes in Cinema Scope, Sight and Sound, The Brooklyn Rail and Fireflies. He is co-editor of TEXTUR, a new series on contemporary directors published by the Viennale, the first editions of which have been dedicated to Angela Schanelec and Kelly Reichardt.
A French film critic and programmer, Antoine Thirion is a member of Cinéma du réel's selection committee since 2017 and of Locarno Film Festival from 2019. A writer for Cahiers du Cinéma from 2001 to 2009, he then co-founded the website and distribution company Independencia and published in various collective works and magazines such as Trafic, Mouvement or Vertigo. He has curated retrospectives at the Jeu de Paume and at FID Marseille, and has conceived performances with Raya Martin, like How He Died Is Controversial and UNdocumenta.