French auteurClaude Lelouch will head the international jury of inaugural Golden Iriscompetition at the Festival International de Film de Montreal. Lelouch's newdramatic comedy Le Courage D'Aimer will make its international premiere at the event, which launchesits first edition from September 18 to 25.

Lelouch will bejoined on the jury by Italian actress Anna Galiena, Mexican filmmaker FelipeCazals, Chinese film star Chang Chen of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon fame, Quebec cineaste Marcel Jean, Germanproducer Eberhard Junkersdorf and Eva Zaoralova, the head of the Karlovy VaryFilm Festival. The jury will screen 14features and 7short films incompetition.