Jury

JoseRodriguez

José Rodríguez

International Jury
United States

 

José F. Rodriguez is currently a Programmer at the Tribeca Film Festival. He was formerly a senior staffer at Tribeca Film Institute, where he oversaw the growth, funding & overall strategic vision for all their documentary programs as well as their filmmaker / industry market, TFI NETWORK. During his 10 years at TFI, he also led documentary workshops in the United States and throughout Latin America.

 

In the past five years he has made two short films: the documentary short ADOLESCENCIA (Camden International Film Festival 2017, New Orleans Film Festival 2017, DOCNYC 2017, DOK Leipzig 2017, SANFIC 2018) and the experimental short Mama,mama (Bushwick Film Festival 2018, Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2018, Guanajuato International Film Festival 2019).

JoanaSousa

Joana Sousa

Jurado Internacional
Portugal

 

Joana de Sousa is a programmer and filmmaker. She studied Communication Sciences in Lisbon and later received a full scholarship to study Documentary Filmmaking at DocNomads, a co-joint master’s program across universities in Portugal, Hungary and Belgium. Since 2011, Joana has been part of Rabbit Hole, a collective and interdisciplinary artistic platform for creation and experimentation. Between 2010 and 2012 she was a producer at Queer Lisboa – International Queer Film Festival. Her first short film, Bétail (2014), was selected and awarded by international festivals around the world. She has participated as a guest curator, jury and speaker at international festivals in Copenhagen, Lisbon, Porto, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, among others. She is currently programmer at Doclisboa – International Film Festival.

MohamedSaidOuma

Mohamed Saïd Ouma

Jurado Internacional
Islas Reunión

 

Mohamed Saïd Ouma is a film director and screenwriter who has been responsible for production and a programming assistant for the International African Film Festival of Africa and the Islands (FIFAI) in the city of Port à l’Ile in Réunion Island since 2004. Before that he worked as a journalist in England for several years. FIFAI is organized by Alain Gili and Mohamed Said Ouma. The festival honors productions that are often ignored on the African continent, and also honors works made in the islands.

JavierAngulo

Javier Angulo

National Jury
Spain

 

Nacido en Bilbao, Javier Angulo estudió la carrera de Periodismo y fundó en 1995 la revista Cinemanía, de la que fue director hasta 2006. Actualmente es el Director de SEMINCI, La Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid.

 

A lo largo de su trayectoria profesional ha sido colaborador habitual de cine de la cadena SER y ha colaborado durante diez años con el Festival de Málaga, de cuyo comité de selección formó parte. En 2007 puso en marcha TVMálaga, primer festival español de cine y ficción para televisión.

 

Destaca también su faceta narrativa, fruto de la cual son, entre otros: ‘Ibarrola, ¿un pintor maldito?’ y ‘El poderoso influjo de Jamón, jamón’.
Con la película ‘La Pérdida’, largometraje documental que narra la fuga de cerebros provocada por la dictadura argentina, Javier Angulo se estrena como guionista y director de cine.

TanyaValette

Tanya Valette

Jury National
Dominican Republic

 

Pertenece a la primera generación de graduados de la Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión de Cuba. Vivió durante doce años en Francia, donde se inició en el Desarrollo de proyectos autorales. Séptima directora de la EICTV y primera egresada en asumir el cargo; Ha coordinado los Talleres de Formación del Programa Ibermedia y la VI edición del Programa DOCTV. Directora artística y programadora del Festival IBAFF, en Murcia del 2013 al 2015. En febrero 2017 inicia como directora de la carrera de cine en Chavón | La Escuela de Diseño.

LurOlaizolaLizarralde

Luz Olaizola

Jury National
Spain

 

Lur Olaizola Lizarralde (Donostia, 1988) is a film curator and filmmaker. From 2015, she coordinates the audiovisual program at Tabakalera, International Center for Contemporary Culture where she has curated, among others, the focus From the Beginning. Histories of Feminist Cinema, with programs in Tabakalera and Artium. In 2017 she curated the first retrospective in New York (Distant Touch: José Val del Omar, Anthology Film Archives).

 

As a filmmaker she has directed two short films, Xulia (2019) and Zerua Blu (2020, Grand Award Best Spanish Short Film, Zinebi 2020). Her third film is Hirugarren Koadernoa (Third notebook).

 

She is part of the selection committee of Punto de Vista festival and since 2020 she is a professor at Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola.

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