JURY

Samal Yeslyamova

Samal Yeslyamova

Kazakhstan

Born in northern Kazakhstan in 1984. Graduated from the Petropavlovsk College of Arts with a degree in acting, then studied at the acting department of GITIS. Winner of the Best Actress Award for the film AYKA at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.
Anton Sidorenko

Anton Sidorenko

Belarus

Film critic, journalist, host of film screenings. Born and grew up in Minsk. Writes about cinema for a number of Belarusian editions. Currently, editor-in-chief of the National Film Studio “Belarusfilm”.
Yusup Razykov

Yusup Razykov

Russia, Uzbekistan

Director, writer, artist and producer. In 1986 he graduated from the scriptwriting department of VGIK. From 1990 to 2004. Director of "Uzbekfilm". Honored Arttist of Uzbekistan (2001). Participant and winner of a great number of Russian and foreign festivals.
Nerina T. Kocjančič

Nerina T. Kocjančič

Slovenia

Author of film reviews for newspapers and magazines, writes books about Slovenian cinema.
Since 1995 she works at the Slovenian Film Centre promoting Slovenian films. Since 2005 represents the Slovenian Film Centre in the EFP. Member of the European Film Academy.
Andrei Creţulescu

Andrei Creţulescu

Romania

Former film critic, started writing and directing films in 2012. His feature film debut CHARLESTON premiered in the 2016 Locarno main competition and went on to win various awards, including the Jury Diploma of the Minsk IFF “Listapad”.