The fest runs Aug. 26 to Sept. 6

MONTREAL — Danish helmer Bille August has been tapped as president of the competition jury at the 34th Montreal World Film Festival, fest prexy Serge Losique said Monday.

August’s films include “Pelle the Conqueror,” “The Best Intentions,” “Smilla’s Sense of Snow” and “The House of the Spirits.”

The fest runs Aug. 26 to Sept. 6.

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