Derek Yee To Head Shanghai Festival Jury

Hong Kong director and producer Derek Yee (“Protege,” “One Nite in Mongkok”) is expected to head the competition jury of next month’s Shanghai International Film Festival. The festival runs June 11-19.

Other jury members include Korean producer Jonathan Kim, Japanese director Koji Fukada, Chinese director Zhang Meng “(The Piano in a Factory”) and actress Jiang Yiyan (“The Bullet Vanishes”.) The news was announced in state media on Friday.

The festival also announced a non-competitive section of contemporary Japanese movies.

Titles include “What A Wonderful Family” by Yoji Yamada, “Living with My Mother” by Yoji Yamada, “The Inerasable”by Yoshihiro Nakamura, Creepy”by Kiyoshi Kurosawa,“Our Little Sister” by Hirokazu Koreeda, “A Hunger Artist” by Masao Adachi, “The Whispering Star,” by Sion Sono and “Terra Formars” by Takashi Miike.

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