Originally Posted: August 28, 2022
Andrew Kendall, the Head of the Department of Language and Cultural Studies at the University of Guyana (UG), has recently been selected as a judge for the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
TIFF, which was founded in 1976, is one of the world’s largest film festivals and will be held from September 8 to 18, this year.
The 31-year-old Kendall, who is a film critic for Sunday Stabroek, has always been passionate about the medium. After graduating from the University of Guyana with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, he pursued his Master’s in Film and Literature at the University of York in the United Kingdom. His first time judging a film competition was in 2015, when he was appointed chief judge for the Loyola Documentary Film Festival.
Source: Stabroek News