ESTER MARTIN BERGSMARK
Bergsmark studied at the Swedish University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, is most known for the award winning documentaries Maggie in Wonderland (2008) and She Male Snails (2012), a protest against the binary gender system. In 2009, Ester Martin participates with the segment Fruitcake in the project Dirty Diaries, a collection made with the aim to rethink pornography. Ester Martin’s first fiction feature Something Must Break has been shown in more than fifty festivals all over the world during 2014 and 2015 and won the Tiger Award at the 43rd Rotterdam International Film Festival and the Best Feature Film and Best Outstanding Performance in the 12th Zinegoak International Film Festival.
She started her career as the assistant to the Head of Industry of the San Sebastian International Film Festival. In 2009 she entered the Cultural Department of the Spanish Cinema Academy programming screenings and designing exhibitions.
From July 2011, she coordinates the Basque Government’s short film distribution and promotion programme Kimuak.
CARLOS R. RÍOS
(La Seu d’Urgell, Lleida, 1968)
After his bachelor degree in Media Sciences by the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona he pursued postgraduate studies in Theatre’s Theory and also in Cultural Management and Policies. In 1994 he founds “100.000 retinas” to promote cinema as a tool for cultural participation. From 1998 to 2010 he coordinates the Cineambigú –a weekly program screening international films without Spanish distribution. From 1999 to 2010 he co-directs the Asian Film Festival of Barcelona. Since 2010 he leads the distribution company Noucinemart and the D’A Barcelona Film Festival.
INTERNATIONAL JURY – DOCUMENTARY
MARÍA LUISA L. MUNICIO
She owns a degree in History by the University of Valladolid and in Social and Cultural Anthropology by the National Distance Education University. Member of the UVa’s Chair of Gender, she specialised in Human Rights of a Global World at the Basque Country University. From 2011, María Luisa is member of the crew of CinHomo (International Exhibition of Cinema and Sexual Diversity of Valladolid). She currently teaches education for global citizenship, cooperation and gender at different organizations and works as cultural manager in the Jesús Pereda Foundation. She is also VP of the Fundación Triángulo of Castile and León and secretary of Dialogasex.
Raquel is a documentary filmmaker and she works mainly in the field of audiovisual education/formation. Interested in the relation between the spaces of intimacy and the public sphere as well as in the experiences that build the bodies, she made A Casa que eu quero (2010), Arreta (2016), F(r)icciones entre el trabajo y la vida (2017), among others. She co-founded Laboratorio Reversible, an association for the work of analogical cinema.
Graded in Fine Arts and PhD in Audiovisual Communication. Lecturer at the UPV/EHU in graphic design. Member of the crew of Territorios y Fronteras –Research on Documentary Filmmaking–. As a designer, he has taken part in several film productions carrying out the film credits, posters and pieces of merchandising. He loves cinema.
OFF ZINEGOAK JURY
- Sra Polaroiska
- María Salazar
- Fer Montoya
DIVERSITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS JURY
- Amnistía Internacional, Aimar Rubio Llona
- BFA – DFB, María Guijarro, Idoia Aldama
- Festival de Cine Invisible “Film Sozialak, Gorka López Arantzamendi
LESBIANISM AND GENDER JURY
Asociación Aldarte Elkartea
- Udane Hermosilla
- Eider Perez de Heredia Goñi
- Dunia Muti Hernández
- Judith Dominguez Perez
- Jessica Domínguez
- Saioa Bastero
- Ixa Blanco
- Miriam Alonso de Leciñana Mediavilla
BASQUE ACTORS ASSOCIATION JURY
- Bego Guerrero
- Ana Furrones
- Judit Lorenzo
- EHU/UPVko LGTB Liga – Liga LGTB de la UPV/EHU
- Euskal Herriko Zinema Eskola EHZE/ ECPV
- IEFPS Tartanga IES