Viera Langerová


She studied film and theatre theory at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, postgradual Cultural Studies on Charles University in Prague and intercultural communication at Business School in Tallinn (Estonia). She worked as an editor in film and theatre periodicals such as Film and Theatre, Dialogue or Slovak Views. She delivered lectures on film at Baltic Film and Media School and the Tallinn University in Estonia, on theatre anthropology at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, and is currently lecturing at FAMU in Prague.

For ten years she lived in Asia and devotes herself to Asian film. She is the author of the book Film Geography: Continental China, Hong Kong and Taiwan (2010) and the travelogue Urdu, Parda, Burka. Five years in Pakistan (Lidové noviny, 2011). She works as a film curator and participated in Focus on Kazakh Cinema (1999) and Focus on Kurdish Film (2012) for the Karlovy Vary IFF. She is the programmer of the section Neighbours Online at Art Film Fest in Košice.

Juries 2018

Fiction Competition Jury

Marián Mitaš


Markéta Pášmová

Czech Republic

Gena Teodosievska



Bettina Hirsch


Viera Langerová


Student Jury

Jakub Kňažko