Official Jury

Bernardo José de Souza

Independent curator, university professor and collaborator with publications on visual culture. He curated Espaço at the 9th Mercosur Biennial (Porto Alegre, 2013), served as coordinator of Film, Video and Photography at the Secretariat for Culture of the Porto Alegre City Hall (2005 to 2009) and collaborated for Vogue magazine and newspaper Folha de S.Paulo. The holder of a baccalaureate in Social Communication from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and a specialization in Photography and Fashion from the London College of Fashion, and is a member of the boards of curators of the Contemporary Art Museum of Rio Grande do Sul and Fundação Vera Chaves Barcellos. For the past ten years, he has been working on several projects in partnership with organizations like the KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin, Germany), Goethe Institut (Porto Alegre, Brazil) and the Inhotim Institute (Brumadinho, Brazil). He curated five editions of the Videoarte nos Jardins do DMAE (Video Art on the DMAE Gardens) project. As independent curator, he curated the shows Ponto de Fuga at Fundação Ecarta’s Art Gallery (Porto Alegre, 2011), Guy Bourdin (2011) and Mutatis Mutandis (2013), both at Largo das Artes (Rio de Janeiro), among others. He organized the art seminar RODA – Rodadas de Debates Sobre Arte (Porto Alegre, 2012).


Marcela Borela

Audiovisual director, researcher, curator and manager, with experience in different fields in cinema since 2004. She graduated in social communication (UFG/2006), specialized in cultural history (UFG/2008) and has a master’s degree in history (UFG / 2010), investigating subjects in Brazilian art history (modernism and modernity), visual and cultural history, inserted in the research “borders, identities and migration cultures.” She was a director and co-programmer of Cine Cultura – Eduardo Benfica Cinema in Goiânia between 2011 and 2013. She was one of the people that created Cinealmofada – outdoor cinema, as a member of the Association of Friends of Cine Cultura. She is also a collaborator in other projects through Barroca, an independent audiovisual production company. As a writer and director, Marcela was responsible for some shorts and one medium-length film, Mudernage (52 ‘), DOCTV broadcast in the Brazilian public TV network, in Latin America and China. She is currently in the process of editing her first feature, Taego Ãwa, co-directed with Henry Borela. She is one of the creators and artistic directors of Fronteira – International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, held in Goiânia and in the countryside of Goiás since 2014.


João Luiz Vieira

Professor Titular do Departamento de Cinema e Vídeo da Universidade Federal Fluminense. Doutor em Cinema Studies – New YorkUniversity (1984), com bolsa Fulbright e CNPq e com pós-doc (bolsista CAPES) no Department of Film and Television Studies da Universidade de Warwick, Inglaterra (1997). Autor de inúmeros textos, críticas, ensaios e livros publicados no Brasil e no exterior como D.W. Griffith and the Biograph Company (1984), Cinema Novo & Beyond (NY: MoMA, 1998) e Câmera-faca: o cinema de Sérgio Bianchi (Portugal, 2004). Seus textos mais recentes apareceram em capítulos de livros como The International Movie Musical (2012) e The Brazilian Road Movie: Journeys Into (Self) Discovery (2013). Curador, pesquisador e conferencista, pesquisa no momento a chegada dos formatos panorâmicos no Brasil e a experiência de Redenção (1958, de Roberto Pires), filmado no pioneiro sistema IgluScope.


João Luiz Vieira

Professor at the Department of Film and Video of the Universidade Federal Fluminense. PhD in Cinema Studies – New York University (1984), with Fulbright and CNPq scholarship and post-doc (CAPES scholarship) in the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick, England (1997). Author of numerous articles, critics, essays and books published in Brazil and abroad, like D.W. Griffith and the Biograph Company (1984), Cinema Novo & Beyond (NY: MoMA, 1998) and Câmerafaca: o cinema de Sérgio Bianchi (Portugal , 2004). His most recent articles were featured in chapters of books as The International Movie Musical (2012) and The Brazilian Road Movie: Journeys Into (Self) Discovery (2013). Curator, researcher and lecturer, he is currently researching the arrival of panoramic formats in Brazil and the experience of Redenção (1958, by Roberto Pires), filmed on the pioneer system IgluScope.