John Malkovich will head the jury at the 10th Marrakech International Film Festival.

The festival runs Dec 3-10, under the patronage of Moroccan President His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid.

The jury will also include Moroccan actor/director/screenwriter Faouzi Bensaidi, Irish actor/producer/screenwriter Gabriel Byrne, Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung, Mexican actor/producer/director, French director/screenwriter/director Benoit Jacquot, American actress Eva Mendes, Italian actor Riccardo Scamarcio and Egyptian actress Yousra.

The jury will give out its awards for Grand Prix, jury prize, best actor and best actress at the closing ceremony on Dec 11.