Jury of the 9th Tiantan Award
Sergey Dvortsevoy, a world-known Russian director. His films have received numerous international acclaims, prizes and recognition at festivals around the world, including the nomination of Bread Day (1998) for the prestigious Joris Ivens Award at the Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival. People living in and around Russia in transition trying in their individual ways to eke out an existence is one of his concerned subjects. His first feature film Tulpan (2008) won Un Certain Regard Grand Prize at the 61st Cannes Film Festival, Best Director and Tokyo Grand Prix at the 21st Tokyo International Film Festival in 2008. His latest movie Ayka (2018) has been selected to compete for Palme d'Or and won the Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.