Kristina Božič

She is a journalist. Her desire to tell stories about people from around the world resonated with her studies of law, and majors in international justice and human rights. She's been writing about people who persist in their fight for local or global issues, either in the streets or their workplaces, in order to achieve greater fairness and respect for human rights. At the moment she writes for the Večer newspaper.

Irena Butoln


She has a BA in German language. She is now retired and spends a lot of her time as a volunteer, including teaching German at a day centre for older persons in Ljubljana. She had been long-time volunteer for UNICEF. She loves travelling and discovering foreign countries and customs. Her hobbies are artistic: dance, film, books as well as theatre. At the moment she participates in a research project about the status of older people in Slovenia, which led to the performance “Seniors” by Tin Grabner and Hana Vodeb produced by the Glej Theatre.

Oksana Sarkisova


Director of Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Budapest, Research Fellow at Blinken OSA Archive and co-founder of Visual Studies Platform at Central European University. She has published on film history, contemporary Russian and Eastern European cinema, and amateur photography. She teaches courses on visual theory, memory politics, documentary cinema and human rights, and documentary filmmaking for historians at CEU. Beyond regular teaching, she conducted the summer schools Documentary Cinema in the Digital Century (2013) and Screened Memories: Historical Narratives and Contemporary Visual Culture (2016), participated as tutor in the workshops Cinema Without Borders, Caucadoc, and Summer School on Cinema and Human Rights in Galway and served as jury member at international film festivals in Nuremberg, Kiev, Zagreb, Warsaw, Tbilisi, and Venice.