Par’s Vitale joins Venice Fest jury

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Paramount Classics co-president and former Fine Line Features prexy Ruth Vitale will complete the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival’s Opera Prima jury headed by French director Cedric Kahn.

Panel, which also includes Iranian director Jafar Panahi and critics Jean-Loup Passek and Francesco Casetti, will award the Lion of the Future plus $100,000 and 65,600 feet of Kodak film to the best first feature screened in the fest.

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