Jury 2020

Jury 2020

Cinemaking International Film Festival 2020 Jury

Marianne Borgo
BORGO is a French actress trained at the Conservatoire National D’Art Dramatique in Paris. In a career spanning over five decades, Borgo has played many classical lead roles on stage in the most prestigious French theatres. She has also worked with major film directors as Luis Bunuel, Robert Wise, Ademir Kenovic, Sandy Whitelaw, Patrick Timsit and James Ivory. She also starred as Adelaide Bartlett in Carol Wiseman’s highly acclaimed BBC television series “A Question of Guilt “. This was followed by roles in many other series such “Angels”, “Skorpion”, “Little Princess”, “Pie in the Sky”, “Bergerac” etc. Marianne first discovered India in 1977, during the shooting of the documentary series “Spirit of Asia”. Since then, Borgo has acted in several Indian film and stage productions, including the play “Marx My Words” directed and played by veteran thespian Tom Alter. She has also been a film festival consultant and jury member at various Indian film festivals.( Goa , Nashik , Raipur, Rajosthan and Bengalaru ) Bogrgo’s new film “Holy Waters” chronicles her journey to the Kumbh Mela in Nashik. Her ambition is to film a full fledged television series presenting India’s ancient wisdom and healing therapies.
Herojit Nongmaithem
Film Journalist, Critic 

His career began in 1996, writing for the “PUNSHI”. He also adored newspaper and books and, at an early age, was writing and publishing his own local journal, the “Mamigee Taibang.” As a film journalist.Before joining the “Naharolgi Thoudang”, Herojit wrote for The Matamgi Yakairol. That was when he was noticed by late Yendrembam Mangi Singh, then the editor of The Matamgi Yakairol. Herojit worked there for 5 years, before shifting to The “Naharolgi Thoudang” , Which he became the Senior Repoter for art & entertainment page.

Firstly, at the Festival of Manipuri Cinema which took place in 2009, Herojit won in the Best Film Critic category. The citation given to him by the jury of the Festival of Manipuri Cinema reads, The Award is presented for intelligent and reader-friendly reviews of popular cinema with a depth of understanding of the form, a discernible passion for the medium bulwarked consistently by knowledge of the trends and touchstones of Manipuri Cinema.

He is also a member of the Film Society of Manipur & Manipur Film Journalists and critics association.

Nazmun Nesa Piari
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Translator, Researcher, Journalist
Bangladesh- Germany 
Piari is an Ekushey Padak (Bangladesh’s Second Highest National Award) Winner, Cultural Personality, Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Translator, Researcher, Journalist and Organizer.