JURY

Krzysztof Gierat

Krzysztof Gierat

Head of Jury, Poland

Film expert. Graduate of the Jagiellonian University, studied at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Member of the Polish and European Film Academies. Director of the Krakow Film Festival. Founder and president of Krakow Film Foundation.
Liana Mimran Osadon

Liana Mimran Osadon

Head of Jury, Israel

Producer. Head of distribution and foreign affairs at the School of Audio & Visual Arts, Sapir College. Director of the New Cinema Competition of the Cinema South International Film Festival.
Denis Ivanov

Denis Ivanov

Head of Jury, Ukraine

Co-founder of Odessa International Film Festival, Children Kinofest and Kyiv Critics Week; head of ARTHOUSE TRAFFIC film company; distributor and producer. As a producer, he made 6 feature films and over 40 shorts.
Gideon Kouts

Gideon Kouts

Head of Jury, France

Film critic, journalist, broadcaster, writer, researcher. Member of FIPRESCI juries at major IFFs. Vice-President of the French Union of Cinema Journalists, Honorary President of the Foreign Press Association, Professor of Communications at Paris 8 University.
Laurent Danielou

Laurent Danielou

Head of Jury, France

Sales agent, distributor, producer. In 2015 founded LOCO FILMS, a Paris-based productions and world sales company. Produced and co-produced Éric Rohmer’s TRIPLE AGENT, Philippe Leclerc’s PRINCESS OF THE SUN, Alexander Sokurov’s ALEXANDRA and other films.  
Giedrė Beinoriūtė

Giedrė Beinoriūtė

Lithuania

Filmmaker, screenwriter, producer. D.Arts in Film. Head of Film and TV Department at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Member of the Lithuanian Filmmakers Union. Participant of Listapad IFF. Her films won both national and international acclaim.
Diana Ashimova

Diana Ashimova

Kazakhstan

Artistic director of Bastau International Festival of student and debut films. Co-founder of “Kazakhstan Cinema” LLP. International Program Consultant on Central Asia for Cairo IFF, founder of A Team film company. NETPAC member.
Can Kılcıoğlu

Can Kılcıoğlu

Turkey

Directed award-winning short film THE CAT ON THE ROAD and a feature KARNAVAL (screened in Youth on the March competition at the Minsk IFF Listapad in 2014), as well as a video project P.S. WATCH IT WHEN YOU ARE 35. Curated a cinematographic exhibition US ACTUALLY. Teaches at Craft Acting School and Kadir Has University.
Anastasia Kharytonenka

Anastasia Kharytonenka

Belarus

Film expert, PhD (History of Arts). Associate Professor of the Department of Management, History and Theory of Screen Arts of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. Teaches history and theory of cinema. Writes academic articles on Belarusian and world cinema.
Lucy Virgen

Lucy Virgen

Mexico

Journalist, film critic and programmer. Has written for several magazines, works extensively in radio. Founding editor of “The Thinking Eye”. Former artistic director of the Guadalajara IFF. Works with several film institutions in Latin America.
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