Respected film personalities and professionals are invited to award the Festival’s prizes to filmmakers whose works stand out for their uniqueness and ambition.

International Feature Film Competition

Thomas Imbach Filmmaker Switzerland
Savina Neirotti Artistic Director TorinoFilmLab, Head of Programmes Biennale College Cinema Italy
Josh Siegel Curator, MoMA Film Department United States

Burning Lights Competition

Kamal Aljafari Filmmaker Palestine, Germany
Sergio Fant Programmer, Berlinale Italy, Germany
Garbiñe Ortega Director, Punto de Vista Spain

National Competition

Anna Berthollet International Seller, Lightdox Switzerland
Julie Frères Producer, Dérives Belgium
Diana Tabakov Director Doc Alliance Films Czech Republic

International Competition Medium Length and Short Film

Alejo Franzetti Filmmaker, programmer, Berlinale, Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg Germany, Argentina
Consuelo Frauenfelder Producer, Garidi Films Switzerland
Laila Pakalnina Filmmaker Latvia

Jury des Jeunes

With the participation of Juliette Gaultier from the Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design (HEAD) – Geneva, President of the Jury des Jeunes.

Odile Piotet
Léa Chapuis
William Pearmund
Benjamin Liang

Interreligieux Jury

Noëmi Gradwohl Journalist Switzerland
PD Dr. Marie-Therese Mäder President Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Media Switzerland
Dr. phil. Wilfried Meichtry Writer, filmmaker Switzerland
Majid Movasseghi Réalisateur, critique de cinéma Switzerland

Jury FIPRESCI

Max Borg Journalist, Corriere del Ticino Switzerland
Marla Jacarilla Journalist, Miradas de Cine Spain
Nachum Mochiach Journalist, Habama Israel

Zonta

Tom Bidou Programmer, Spoutnik Switzerland
Lila Ribi Filmmaker Switzerland
Marion Blöchlinger Translator Switzerland