Antoine Thirion

Jury of the International Competition

Antoine Thirion has worked as a critic for Les Cahiers du Cinéma (2001-2009) and for Independencia, a magazine he co-founded with Eugenio Renzi in 2009. He directed the James Benning and Lav Diaz retrospectives at the Jeu de Paume/ Festival d'automne in 2009 and 2015, and the Hong Sang-soo (2016), Roger Corman (2017) and Isabelle Huppert (2018) retrospectives at the FID Marseille. He has created two performances with Raya Martin at the Asian Arts Theater in Gwangju, How He Died is Controversial (2015) and UNdocumenta (2016). He has been part of the programming team of Cinéma du Réel since 2017.