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San Sebastian fest names film jurors

Author Esquivel, director Makavejev included

ROME — Members of the competition jury at the 47th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival (Sept. 16-25) will include bestselling Mexican author Laura Esquivel (“Like Water for Chocolate”) and idiosyncratic Yugoslavian director Dusan Makavejev, best known for his films “W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism” and “Montenegro.”

Also serving on the jury will be Belgium-based French director Marion Hansel, Spanish producer-director Gerardo Herrero, Italian actress Anna Galiena and British producer Mark Shivas. This year’s jury president is veteran French director Bertrand Tavernier.

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