The Jury (2005)

The jury of the festival was led byAzerbaijan’s People’s Writer, Merited master of the Arts of Azerbaijan, professor Rustam Mamed Ibragimovich  Ibragimbekov;

The members of the jury were film critic, professor, doctor of Art Cyril Razlogov;

deputy chairman of the artists’ union of the Arabic countries, actress Muna Vasif (Syria);

merited master of the Arts of Bashkortostan, merited worker of culture of Russia, honoured cinematographer of Russia, secretary and member of the cinematographers’ union of Russia, chairman of the cinematographers’ union of Bashkortostan, member of journalists’ union of Russia and Bashkortostan Rais Abdrakhmanovich Ismagilov;

Merited master of the Arts of Azerbaijan, secretary of cinematographers’ union of Azerbaijan, film director Jamil Faradzhev, head of the coordination department of Iranian State TV and Radio Mahmud Mogimi;

member of the cinematographers’ union of formerSoviet Unioncountries Elza Eltokovna Dilmukhametova;

Merited master of the Arts of Russia and Bashkortostan, playwright and novelist Tufan Abdullovich Minnulin;

film critic, head of culture department of “Efir” channel, winner of theatre workers’ award of Republic of Tatarstan Dmitry Pivovarov;

actress, producer and filmmaker Asma El-Bakri.