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Jasmina Bojic

Jasmina Bojic

Lecturer
Lecturer in International Relations

Jasmina Bojic has taught at Stanford University for last twenty years. In addition to working as a Lecturer in International Relations, Jasmina is also the Director of the Camera As Witness Program and Founder and Executive Director of the United Nations Association Film Festival. She has been working as a journalist more than thirty years, covering many political and cultural events, including the Academy Awards, Cannes, Sundance, Venice and Tribeca film festivals. Jasmina has served on juries at many international film festivals and has extensive connections with filmmakers and the film industry worldwide. She has worked as a producer/director on several documentaries and TV Programs dealing with human rights issues. 19 years ago Jasmina conceptualized and organized one of the oldest international documentary film festivals in the US – UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) at Stanford University. In 2000, UNAFF’s mission was broadened to include the UNAFF Traveling Film Festival. Jasmina is Founder and Director of the CAMERA AS WITNESS program which extends the educational use of UNAFF documentaries throughout the academic year at Stanford. In 2007 – Jasmina received the “Community Treasure Award” from Stanford University President John Hennessy for her contribution in promoting dialogue and education about different cultures and issues. In 2014 the ICFT (International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication of UNESCO) presented the UNESCO Fellini Medal to Jasmina in recognition of her exceptional contribution in promoting the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through the art of documentary film.