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Kumjana NovakovaDirector


Kumjana Novakova is the director of the Pravo Ljudski Film Festival and its co-founder.

She studied political science and social research in Sofia, Sarajevo, Bologna and Amsterdam, focusing on the issues of identity, until she co-founded the Pravo Ljudski Film Festival in 2006. She has worked with creative documentary cinema and audiovisual arts ever since, and she collaborates with other festivals and art platforms as a programmer and curator.

She co-directed SK 2014 (B&H, Macedonia, Spain, 2014) and When Clouds Burst (Macedonia, 2014).

Kumjana mostly lives between imaginary and real places, loving film, cinema and life

Diogo PereiraFestival Programmer


Diogo Pereira is a filmmaker and photographer working between Lisbon and Sarajevo.
Sejla HeljaFestival Producer


Sejla graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Sarajevo. She was first introduced to the work of Pravo Ljudski in 2008, as a volunteer at the festival’s 3rd edition, unaware that she would one day become a part of the Pravo Ljudski team.


Maja AbadžijaCommunications Coordinator


Maja Abadžija graduated from Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo, with a MA degree in Literatures of the People of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bosnian Croatian, Serbian language, and BA degree in Russian language and literature. She works as a journalist and writes literary and film criticism.