Jury

MARIO DURRIEU

 

Founding member of FIDBA, the International Documentary Film Festival of Buenos Aires, which in eight editions has become the largest Real Film Festival in Latin America, where it currently holds the direction of the festival. Programmer of BUILD CINEMA, in Argentina and Coordinator of the SANFICI WIP in Colombia. It is also dedicated to the production, distribution of author cinema from 996 films. He has held management positions in the Training area from the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid to the Metropolitan University in Buenos Aires.

 

 

SUSANA DE SOUSA

 

Dias’ cinematic works explore the dialectics of history and memory, questioning established regimes of visibility and audibility with a focus on the Archive. She received a FIPRESCI prize and the Grand Prix Cinéma du Réel for her film 48. Her works have been presented both in art venues and film festivals like Berlinale, Documenta (Keimena film program), BAFICI, IDFA, Visions du Réel, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Harvard Film Archive, Arsenal Institut for film and video art, etc. In 2012 she created a female collective that directed the International Film Festival Doclisboa for two editions, establishing new sections such as Cinema of Urgency and Passages (Documentary & Contemporary Art). She holds a PhD in Fine Arts-Video and teaches at the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of Lisbon. Fordlandia Malaise(2019) is her most recent film.

 

 

TINY MUNGWE

 

Is a documentary film and arts producer. She currently works at STEPS (Social Transformation and Empowerment Projects) where she produces Generation Africa, a pan-African anthology of 30 documentary films from 17 countries in Africa, on the topic of migration. Mungwe’s films include Akekho uGogo a 48 minute documentary about urban youth culture which screened at several festivals including the Durban International Film Festival, Apollo Film Festival and DOKANEMA Festival. Her short film script Evelyn was selected for the NFVF Women Filmmaker Project and she directed another short film in the programme, Daddy’s Boy. She has written for some of the highest rating South African television dramas such as Muvhango and Matatiele and was one of the directors on the series Uzalo. For several years she worked as a festival organizer and programmer for four international festivals, namely Time of the Writer, the Durban International Film Festival, Jomba! Contemporary Dance Festival and Poetry Africa. During that time she also worked on the programme for Durban FilmMart (the co-production market of the festival) and Talents Durban (a career development programme for emerging African filmmakers in partnership with Berlinale Talents). She continues to work as a programme curation associate for the DFM. She also programmed and curated the city of Durban’s inaugural book and art fair, ARTiculate Africa.

ELOY ENCISO

 

Studied documentary cinema at the Film School in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. He directed his first full-length, the documentary Pic-nic, in 2007. His second full-length, Arraianos (2012), portrays a border village combining both documentary and fiction elements, which premiered at the Locarno Film Festival and was named best film at BAFICI (Argentina), Cinema D’Autor (Barcelona) and the Sevilla Film Festival, among others. Following this, came Longa Noite in 2019, taking part in high-profile international festivals such as Locarno, Toronto, New York Film Festival and Mar del Plata, and confirming him as one of the major proponents of what’s known as Novo Cinema Galego. His work has also been exhibited in museums such as the MoMA, Reina Sofía and the ICA Institute of Contemporary Art in London.

 

 

LUCÍA SALAS

 

Is an Argentinian film critic, programmer, and filmmaker based in Donosti whose work navigates cinema, past and present. She co-edits the film magazine La vida útil, co-hosts the podcast We Can’t Go Home Again, programs for Vitrine FIlmes and collaborates in Con los Ojos Abiertos and Jugend ohne film. As part of the LaSiberia film collective, she has directed the films Implantación (non-fiction feature, 2016), Los Exploradores (sci-fi experimental short, 2016) e Implantación (sci-fi documentary short, 2011). She studied Image and Sound Design (UBA), Aesthetics and Politics (CalArts) and currently she is a Ph.D. candidate at the Communications program at UPF.

 

 

SARA GARCÍA VILLANUEVA

 

Is the co-founder of Play-Doc, Tui International Documentary Films Festival, of which she has been artistic director from the outset. She is also one of the creators behind the VOD Play-Doc TV platform and the Play-Doc Workshops, a series of training activities aiming to promote film production.

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