Jury DOK.deutsch 2021

The VIKTOR DOK.deutsch is endowed with 5,000 euros. Nominated are films that deal with people and topics in German-speaking countries.

Vesna Cudic

Head of MetFilm Sales

Vesna is the Head of Sales at MetFilm Sales, a London-based agency, specializing in documentary features and series. Since joining MetFilm in 2017, Vesna has built a strong slate, which includes THE REASON I JUMP and SHOOTING THE MAFIA. She executive produced MetFilm’s LAST BREATH and MISHA AND THE WOLVES (Sundance 2021). Most recently, Vesna produced THE RETURN by Alba Sotorra (SXSW 2021). Prior to joining MetFilm, Vesna headed the sales arm of Dogwoof from its inception in 2011 until 2017.

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Christian Bräuer

Managing Director Yorck Kinogruppe and Chairman of AG Kino

Christian Bräuer is managing director of Yorck-Kino GmbH in Berlin and Programmkino Ost GmbH in Dresden, which operate programme cinemas in an association of 19 film theatres in four German cities. He is president of AG Kino – Gilde deutscher Filmkunsttheater, vice-president of CICAE and secretary general of Europa Cinemas as well as a member of the executive committee and board of directors of the German Federal Film Board (FFA).


Joana de Sousa

Filmmaker and curator

Joana de Sousa is a filmmaker and curator based in Lisbon, Portugal. Since 2011, she has been part of the collective and interdisciplinary artistic platform Rabbit Hole. She graduated from the first edition of DocNomads Joint Masters. Her first short film BÉTAIL (2014) was selected by international festivals in Portugal, Finland, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, France and Korea. She has collaborated with Doclisboa since 2015 and is currently part of the Direction of the festival.