Experts - documentary

Marta Dzido

Marta Dzido

Writer, documentary filmmaker and film editor. Studied at the Polish Film School in Łódź. Author of three novels: A Mark Left by Mom, The Clam and a hypertext Matrioszka. Director of photography of the documentary Underground Women’s State and co-director of Downtown, a documentary that has won the Hollywood Eagle Documentary Award in 2011.Her documentary Solidarity according to Women" won The Krzysztof Kieslowski Beyond Borders Award in 2015. A holder of the grant of the Book Institute and of the Homines Urbani grant of the Villa Decius Association (2007), Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2007), Young Poland (2012) and Visegrad Literary Residency Program (2012).

Jadwiga Hučková

Assistant Professor at the Institute of Audiovisual Arts of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow. Expert in the documentary film of Central Europe and Czech and Slovak cinema. Graduated from Jagiellonian University with degrees in history of art, filmology and journalism. Her PhD thesis (1995) analysed the Polish documentary in the 1980’s in its political, historical, literary and sociological context. Has published in a.o. Kino, Kwartalnik Filmowy, Studia Filmoznawcze, Universitas, Tygodnik Powszechny, Kultura Popularna, Kinowedczeskije zapiski. Has published (under the name Jadwiga Głowa) books: “Zooming in on History’s Turning Points. Documentaries in the 1990s in central and Eastern Europe. Papers from an international seminar held on May 29, 1999. Jagiellonian University Cracow”, „Dokument filmowy epoki Havla” (“Film Documentary in Times of Havel”), which examines Czech documentaries made after 1989 during the time of intensive political and economical changes. Member of the Programme Council and the Selection Committee of  Krakow Film Festival (former International Short Film Festival). Member of the juries at the international film festivals in Denmark, The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Yugoslavia, Iran, Israel, Italy. Has organized the international film festival “Human dignity, Tolerance and the Holocaust as seen through the medium of the documentary film” (Swedish International Culture Forum, Stockholm 1999). Head of Program and the coordinator of the festivals about human dignity and tolerance in Stockholm (2001, 2003). Has take a part in the international project Visegrad Documentary Film Library - Prague 2002/2003. An expert at the Polish Film Institute.