Tinto Brass tops Queer Lion jury

Venice sidebar consists of four gay-themed films

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Erotic filmmaker Tinto Brass will head the jury that will select the winner of the second Queer Lion sidebar at the Venice Film Festival, which will include four films with a significant gay theme. The selected movies can also appear in Venice's main competition, any of the sidebars, or in the Venice market.

The award debuted at least year's festival, with the prize going to Ed Radtke's coming-of-age drama "The Speed of Life."