Bibiana Martínez Álvarez. PhD and degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Barcelona (UB). Trained in visual anthropology and ethnographic cinema under professionals such as Roger Canals. Member of the GER (Grup d’Estudis sobre Reciprocitat of the UB) and GET (Grupo de Estudos Territoriais of the University of A Coruña) research groups. Her research centres on economic anthropology -from a perspective focused on political economy- in the context of rural Galicia, specifically regarding the problems faced by family farms. This research has given her the opportunity to publish numerous articles as well as to participate in various national and international academic stays and conferences. Alongside Paula Ballesteros-Arias, Joan Roura and Carlos Diz, she coordinated the ethnographic film section at the 14th International SIEF Congress held in Santiago de Compostela.
José Manuel Sande. Cultural manager, activist, teacher and film curator, work that he carries out at the CGAI – Filmoteca de Galicia. Contributor to specialized publications and collective books, he has researched documentaries and the history of Spanish cinema. He has been a screenwriter and associate producer and has been involved in cinema-centred academic research projects. Jury member at more than twenty film festivals, he has regularly participated in professional grant and scholarship commissions. He is a member of the Asociación Española de Historiadores del Cine and has participated in the creation of sociocultural revitalization initiatives such as Galiza Ano Cero, the blog Acto de Primavera and Luzes, a magazine where he was a member of the editorial board.
Filipe Martins. Director of the Family Film Project (Porto). Director, professor at the School of Media Arts and Design (ESMAD) in Porto and researcher at the Institute of Philosophy (UP). Doctor in the speciality of Social Semiotics (UM), master in Contemporary Culture (UNL) and graduate in Art and Communication, audiovisual branch at the Escola Superior Artística (ESAP).
Joan Roura. He has a degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Barcelona. He forms part of the Centro de Estudos sobre Culturas Indíxenas e Afroamericanas (CINAF) research group and is a collaborator in the Observatorio de Antropología del Conflicto Urbano (OACU), among others. He has participated in various international cooperation projects in Nicaragua and Bolivia. He is currently writing his doctoral thesis on social movements and patrimonial processes. He is a member of the Asociación Galega de Antropoloxía Social e Cultural (AGANTRO).
Guadalupe Jiménez-Esquinas. Anthropologist, international doctor from the University of the Basque Country (2018), master’s degree in Gender Studies from the CSIC-UIMP (2010), degree in Anthropology (UCM, 2009) and diploma in Nursing (UCO, 2005). She completed her doctoral dissertation with a Jae-Predoc Fellowship at the CSIC Institute of Heritage Sciences and has worked as a researcher in anthropology associated to the international NEARCH project (New Scenarios for a Community-Involved Archaeology, U.S. Culture Program). In 2017 she received the USC Award for the introduction of the gender perspective in research. She is currently Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Santiago de Compostela.
Carlos Diz. He has a doctorate in anthropology from the University of A Coruña. Member of the and the UDC Equipo de Socioloxía das Migracións Internacionais (ESOMI). He is also member of the Grup de Recerca en Exclusió i Control Socials (GRECS) of the University of Barcelona. He is a professor in the University of A Coruña Faculty of Sociology, where he organizes the Sociocinema film series.