Jury for the Amsterdam Human Rights Award
Darya Bassel has been a programmer and industry platform coordinator at Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kiev, Ukraine since 2011. After graduating in German language and literature in Odessa, she moved to Kiev and worked in TV and commercial production as a producer. Parallel to her current work at the festival, she also works as a film producer. For My Father Is My Mother’s Brother, directed by Vadym Ilkov, she worked as associate producer and festival agent.
Bruno Jorge is a filmmaker who produces his own projects through the production company João de Barro, founded in São Paulo in 2003. Influenced by visual arts and experimental cinema, he has directed over 20 short, medium and feature-length films of various genres that have been selected for festivals such as IDFA, Visions du Réel, Cannes, Rotterdam and Clermont-Ferrand. In 2013, the French Cinématheque honored him with a retrospective of his short film work. That same year, he moved to a rural village of 4,000 people in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
He concentrates his efforts on producing independent features that promote singular combinations of aesthetics and intimate ethnography, such as the award-winning films What I Could Be If I Were (2015) and Piripkura (2017), and his new film Pathos or something is just happening (2018).
Kristine Ann Skaret
Kristine Ann Skaret is a co-founder of and producer at the Norwegian-Danish production company Stray Dog Productions, represented at IDFA 2017 with Alleppo’s Fall. Stray Dog focuses on creative documentaries and arthouse features that can inspire change and give voices to challenging views and takes on life and culture.
Skaret also works as dramaturg and teacher, tutors documentary filmmakers at international workshops, previously for EDN and the Norwegian Film School, and is also a consultant for the Mid-Nordic film center. From 2012 to 2016, she was a documentary film consultant for the Norwegian Film Institute, where she supported films like Nowhere to Hide, The Islamist, Golden Dawn Girls, 69 Minutes of 87 Days and Exit.