HRFN Programmers Choose Winners of International Human Rights Film Award 2008

The directors and programmers of the Human Rights Film Network have decided on the winner of the International Human Rights Film Award. The award was established by Amnesty International and Cinema for Peace last year. It honours a human rights defending organisation or activist portrayed in a recent feature or documentary film. The directors and programmers of the Human Rights Film Network decide on the winner of the award. The International Human Rights Film Award goes with a 5.000 Euro cash prize to projects of the awarded activist.For her efforts for peace, women's rights and democracy in Afghanistan the jury has decided to award politician and activist Malalai Joya this year's International Human Rights Film Award. 

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The directors and programmers of the Human Rights Film Network have decided on the winner of the International Human Rights Film Award.