will now be seen heading 6th edition of the famous Abu Dhabi International Film Festival to be held on October 10th in UAE. She will be President of this distinguished jury set up for the festival. She had been the president earlier for many other such events including Montreal World Film Festival, Mannheim Film Festivals, the APSA Asia Pacific Screen Academy and the Cairo Film Festival.
This is the first time that this festival will be headed by a lady President. This festival will be showcAsin
g movies made by Arab moviemakers along with international cinema. Others with Shabana Azmi on the jury include Niki Karimi - Iranian actress-director-screenwriter, Cedomir Kolar - Czech producer, Ismael Ferroukhi - French filmmaker and Miguel Littin - Chilean director-producer-screenwriter-novelist.