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Renee Zellweger Joins Berlin Film Fest Jury



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    The Berlin Film Festival says Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger has joined the jury for this year's competition.

    The festival announced Tuesday that Zellweger, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for "Cold Mountain" in 2004, will be part of the seven-member panel under veteran German-born filmmaker Werner Herzog.

    They will be joined by Chinese actress Yu Nan; Italian writer-director Francesca Comencini; Spanish producer Jose Maria Morales; Somali-born writer Nuruddin Farah; and German actress Cornelia Froboess.

    The festival runs from Feb. 11-21. The jury will announce the winners of the top Golden Bear honor and other awards on Feb. 20.

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