Jury

Zosya Rodkevich

Zosya Rodkevich

Russia

Director, cinematographer. Graduated from Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov School of Documentary Film and Theatre. Her films MY FRIEND BORIS NEMTSOV and WHITE MAMA won awards at international film festivals (Krakow IFF, Message to Man IFF and others).
Nino Kovačić

Nino Kovačić

Croatia

Freelance author, film critic, journalist, festival collaborator (Zagreb IFF, ZagrebDox IDFF, Animafest). Cooperates with several magazines, websites and national radio programs. Regularly reports from various IFFs. Contributor to NISI MASA publications.
Shen  Yi

Shen Yi

China

Film producer and screenwriter. Two-time First Prize recipient of the Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Jury member for the Chinese Film Media Awards (2011, 2013), My French Film Festival (2013), and Forward Future Section of Beijing IFF (2018). Co-writer of the Ash by Li Xiaofeng (2017), part of the Youth on the March Competition at the Minsk IFF Listapad.
Oleg Tcherny

Oleg Tcherny

France, Belarus

Artist, director. Author of feature and documentary films, cinematic portraits, “political landscapes” in motion as well as works which don’t fall within traditional genres (experimental cinema, video-art, etc.). Participant of international film festivals.
Hanna Yafremenka

Hanna Yafremenka

Belarus

Journalist, movie reviewer. Graduated from the Faculty of Journalism, BSU, where she studied international journalism and political science. Works as an editor at AFISHA.TUT.BY. Author of hundreds of reviews for Belarusian and Russian print and online media.
Vadim Abdrashitov

Vadim Abdrashitov

Head of Jury, Russia

Obtained his first university degree in physics. Graduated from All-Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK). All Abdrashitov’s films received numerous awards, including awards at international film festivals, such as Venice IFF, Berlinale, Locarno IFF, etc. People's Artist of Russia. Vice-president of Nika Award. Professor at VGIK.
Cristina Velasco

Cristina Velasco

Head of Jury, Mexico

Producer. Head of production of the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) that runs the FOPROCINE fund and the Mexican National Film Commission. Producer of “Eisenstin En Guanajuato” (“Eisenstein in Guanajuato”), “Liwa Mairin”, “Tropical Carmine”, “The Naked Room”, “Tijuana, Sonidos Del Nortec”(“ Tijuana, the Sound of Nortec”).
Bence Fliegauf

Bence Fliegauf

Head of Jury, Hungary

Writer, director, production and sound designer. His movie MILKY WAY (2007) won Locarno’s Golden Leopard. The JUST THE WIND (2012) received the Jury Grand Prize at the Berlinale and his latest movie LILY LANE (2016) won the Golden Olive Tree of Lecce.
Yuri Goroulev

Yuri Goroulev

Head of Jury, Belarus

Graduated from the film-engineering department of the Leningrad Institute of Film Engineers and from the camera department of VGIK. Directed about 40 documentaries. The winner of the State Prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus “For spiritual Revival”. Organizer and director of the IFF of Christian films and TV programs “Magnificat”.
Andrei Zagdansky

Andrei Zagdansky

Head of Jury, USA

An independent producer, documentary filmmaker. Graduated from Kyiv Theatre, Cinema and Television University. Worked at Kievnauchfilm production studio. Since 1992 has been living and working in US. Host of authorial program on Radio Liberty. Awardee of international film festivals.