Julian Assange to judge Raindance Film Festival from Ecuadorean embassy

London, Sept. 4 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has joined the jury for this year's Raindance Film Festival, which celebrates independent films from around the world.

Assange, who has been in the Ecuador Embassy in London since June 2012, will have DVDs of films in competition delivered to him, the BBC reports.

The festival will take place in London from 25 September to 6 October, the report added.

Other judges include British actor Jason Flemyng, Portishead singer Beth Gibbons and author Robert Rankin.

Raindance founder Elliot Grove said that jusry members selected were interesting people.

Assange walked into the Ecuadorean embassy when his appeal against extradition to Sweden for questioning on accusations of sex crimes was turned down. (ANI)

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