President of the Jury
Director, screenwriter, producer
American Canadian director, screenwriter, producer of Ukrainian origin. His debut film, A House of Sand and Fog, received three Oscar nominations. He is the director of Persian Lessons.
Main Competition Jury
American film expert and writer. Author of «The 50 Greatest Jewish Movies: A Critic's Ranking of the Very Best.” Founder of the Boulder Jewish Film Festival in Colorado.
General producer of 1-2-3 Production. Nelly is the creator of such hits as The Game of Survival (Igra na Vyzhivanie), Casanova, T-34, The Golden Horde, and others. Founder and owner of the Stardust Talent Agency.
Russian-Israeli artist, writer, creator of the Silver Age Art Museum. Hero of the documentary film Wood Carving, co-producer and inspiration for the protagonist of Van Goghs.
Founder of Menemsha Films, the largest distributor of Jewish films in the world, and the Jewish streaming service ChaiFlick. His past positions include the Vice President of New Line Cinema.
Film researcher, programmer
Head of programming at Giornate degli Autori, an independent film festival section held in association with Venice Film Festival. Before, she used to work as the Giornate degli Autori Programmer and Communications Manager.
Russian actor, a former mover. He came to fame after portraying the villain of the TV series Chiki. He starred in the Yakut film Nuuccha, which won the East of West Award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
Documentary Film Competition Jury
Author and reporter. He was named the Best Reporter and the Best Journalist by TEFI and the Snob magazine. Author and producer of the films With Closed Windows, This Is Edik, Sakharov: Two Lives.
Founder and head of streaming platform Cinezen, producer and film distributor, in the film business since 1996. Until 2015, he was the CEO of the film distribution company Maywin Films AB.
Human rights defender and activist, member of the Expert Council on Safety at the Civic Chamber of Moscow, candidate for the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation. Founder of the You Are Not Alone Project (#ТыНеОдна).
Polish documentary filmmaker and producer. Has significant experience as a co-director, screenwriter, and distributor. In 2019 Anna released the film Lessons of Love, which won many awards.
Narrative Short Film Competition Jury
Stand up comedian
Russian stand up comedian, resident at the Stand-Up Club #1. Participates in shows such as Comedy Battle and 22 Comics, performed on the Evening Urgant.
Journalist, writer, queer reviewer. Author of the #sodomiumora (#содомиумора) project dedicated to queer cinema and literature. Konstantin is based in Berlin.
Radio host, writer
Russian radio and TV host. He is known for his work on the radio Mayak, where he hosted the author's popular scientific program «Object 22.” Host of the «Screen Copy” film project on Kino TV Channel. Yevgeny is based in Spain.
Ukrainian theatre and film director. Ivan worked at the Electrotheatre Stanislavsky. His directorial film debut In Our Synagogue was screened at the MJFF.