PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION JURY // Helen Faradji arrived in Quebec in 1999 and completed her doctoral thesis on the Coen brothers and Tarantino. She is the author of several essays, the latest of which explores American Cinema and was published in November 2019 by Les éditions du Septentrion. Both a film critic and host, she collaborates on numerous radio and television shows (Aujourd’hui l’histoire, Plus on est de Fous, plus on lit…). She is also the content manager for Radio-Canada’s film section on their website, producing a variety of online programmes (Pour faire court, Fous de cinéma…) and keeping a daily blog. She is also a cultural columnist for La balado de Fred Savard.