Actress and filmmaker joined by four including Katell Quillévéré and Andréa Picard.

Israeli actress and filmmaker Ronit Elkabetz will preside over the jury of the 54th Semaine de la Critique in Cannes (May 14-22).

Elkabetz is something of a Critics’ Week regular having starred in Keren Yedaya’s 2004 feature Or and directed 2008 drama 7 Days (Shiva).

Her third film Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem, selected at the Directors’ Fortnight in 2014, was nominated for the Golden Globes 2015 in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Also on the jury are director Katell Quillévéré, DoP Peter Suschitzky, Toronto programmer Andréa Picard and journalist Boyd van Hoeij.

The jury will award three prizes: the Nespresso Grand Prize and the France 4 Visionary Award for feature films, the Sony CineAlta Discovery Prize for short films.