Experts - film critics

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.

Jakub Majmurek

Jakub Majmurek

Jakub Majmurek (1982) – film and art critic, political columnist and philosopher. Co-author of many book concerning movies (Story of Sin. Surrealism in Polish cinema) and social and political philosophy (L’idée du communisme II). He writes mainly for Dziennik Opinii, liberal on-line journal of opinion.