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).


Joana Sousa

Jurado Internacional


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.


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.


Javier Angulo

National Jury


Born in Bilbao, Javier Angulo studied a degree in journalism and in 1995 founded the magazine Cinemanía, of which he was director until 2006. Today he is the director of SEMINCI, the Valladolid International Film Festival. 

During his career he has been a regular contributor to the film programme on the SER radio channel and has collaborated for ten years with the Malaga Festival as part of the selection panel. In 2007 he started TVMálaga, the first Spanish film and fiction festival for television. 

He also has a distinguished narrative side, and has written, among other books: ‘Ibarrola, ¿un pintor maldito?’ and ‘El poderoso influjo de Jamón, jamón’.   

With the film ‘La Pérdida’, a full-length documentary narrating the brain drain caused by the Argentinian dictatorship, Javier Angulo makes his debut as a scriptwriter and film director.


Tanya Valette

Jury National
Dominican Republic


She belongs to the first generation of graduates from the International School of Film and TV in Cuba. She lived in France for twelve years, where she started out in the development of authorial projects. Seventh director of the EICTV and first graduate to take on the role. She has coordinated the Ibermedia Programme training workshops and the 6th edition of the programme DOCTV. Artistic director and producer of the IBAFF Festival in Murcia, from 2013 to 2015. In February 2017 she started working as the coordinator of the film studies degree in Chavón | School of Design.


Luz Olaizola

Jury National


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.