Members of the juries of HUMAN 2020
Read about the members of the juries for the Norwegian and International competition programs.
This year’s two juries at HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival will decide on two awards: The HUMAN award, for best Norwegian documentary, which also receives 50 000 NOK, and the HUMAN Rights Human Wrongs Award, for best international documentary focusing on human rights issues, along with 30 000 NOK given by Amnesty International Norway and The Norwegian Helsinki Committee.
Read about the members of the two juries here.
Jury – The HUMAN Award:
Winner of the HUMAN Award 2019 for War of Art. Political and current affairs-journalist, with more than 20 documentaries on his list of achievements. Was awarded six Norwegian Emmys (Gullruten) for “En liten øy i verden”, about the terrorist attack at Utøya.
Film editor, critic and editor-in-chief of the film magazine Montages. Editor of several Norwegian films and tv-series, amongst these Unge lovende, for which he has received two Norwegian Emmys (Gullruten), and Harajuku (2018), resulting in an Amanda Award. Former curator and programmer, and present member of Kunsternes Hus Kino’s programme council.
Corinne van Egeraat
Dutch filmmaker and producer of creative documentaries for cinema, on social issues and injustice. Working with her husband Petr Lom, their films have screened at more than 350 film festivals around the world, and broadcasted in over 25 countries. Their latest, Angels on Diamond Street, screens at the festival.
Jury – The Human Rights Human Wrongs Film Award:
Professor Emeritus at UiO – Department of Psychology, and expert on human rights and psychological consequences of torture and violence. Nora served two terms in the United Nations Committee against Torture, and is currently a member of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture. Director of the board of Health and Human Rights Info (HHRI).
Lawyer by training. He established the international human rights documentary film festival INCONVENIENT FILMS in 2007 and has been the director of the festival ever since. Gediminas has been actively engaged in the field of human rights since 2002, when he started volunteering and working at one of the oldest human rights non-governmental organisations in Lithuania, the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights.