News: Open City Documentary Festival 2019 Open City Jury Announced


We can now announce our final jury lineup. The Open City Award is given to the film that exemplifies an author in control of their subject matter, craft and story – matching content and form in a powerful and persuasive fashion.

This jury will be chaired by Tabitha Jackson (Director, Documentary Film Program, Sundance Institute), who is joined by Karen Alexander (film and moving image curator, writer and researcher), Erika Balsom (scholar and critic, senior lecturer in Film Studies at King’s College London), Lucy Cohen (filmmaker, Kingdom of Us), Steven Eastwood (artist-filmmaker, ISLAND)