Festival calendar

The members of the Human Rights Film Network organise many events during the year. Here you can find a list of upcoming events.

29 September to 6 October 2018

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

FreedomFilmFest (FFF) is Malaysia's leading annual international human rights documentary film festival. Established in 2003, the festival provides a platform for stories that are unseen, unheard and untold from Malaysia, Southeast Asia and across the globe.

4 October to 14 October 2018

(Vilnius, Lithuania)

Human Rights Film Festival “Inconvenient Films” is an annual documentary film festival established in 2007.

18 October to 27 October 2018

(Brussels, Belgium)

Space for artistic communication, demands and artistic creations, the Festival des Libertés is the globalized expression of our permanent action defending the rights, liberties and values of universal democracy.

18 October to 21 October 2018

(Glasgow, United Kingdom)

Document is the only dedicated international human rights documentary film festival in Scotland. Document began in 2003 and this year we will present our 16th edition of the festival.

19 October to 28 October 2018

(Vermont, United States)

The Vermont International Film Festival (VTIFF) is Vermont’s longest running film festival and this year marks its 29th edition.The festival is best known for featuring groundbreaking and independent films from around the world, with a special focus on films that, not only entertain, but also...

5 November to 5 December 2018

(Naples, Italy)

The Naples Human Rights Film Festival was born in 2008 as an initiative of the association "Cinema e Diritti" with the aim of establishing a reference point for Human Rights debate in Southern Europe opening up a dialogue among civil societies from the Middle East to North Africa and to Northern...

6 November to 11 November 2018

(Budapest, Hungary)

Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, the only festival of its kind in Hungary, has been organized on an annual basis since 2004.

13 November to 17 November 2018

(Abidjan, Ivory Coast)

5 December to 18 December 2018

(Paris, France)

The Paris Human Rights International Film Festival was created on the understanding of two basic premises.

5 December to 10 December 2018

(Amman, Jordan)

The Karama HRFF was established in June 2009, sensing the need for human rights dialogue and advocacy in the Arab region. Recent massive upheavals in the Arab region since the first edition (in 2010) have made it imperative to seek the exchange of expression, ideas, opinions and experiences on...

7 December to 13 December 2018

(Warsaw, Poland)

The International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film has been held annually in Warsaw in December since 2001.

8 December to 15 December 2018

(Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Ciné Droit Libre is a film festival committed to the cause of human rights and freedom of expression.

25 February to 3 March 2019

(Oslo, Norway)

HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival is Oslo’s largest documentary film festival and a significant forum in the Norwegian capital’s cultural, academic, and organizational life, which engages and encourages debates about human rights and other relevant social issues.

6 March to 17 March 2019

(Prague, Czech Republic)

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is the largest human rights film festival in the world.

8 March to 17 March 2019

(Geneva, Switzerland)


22 March to 30 March 2019

(The Hague, Netherlands)

Movies that Matter screens and promotes films that draws our attention to human rights and situations in which these are at stake. The foundation's peak activity is the annual Movies that Matter Festival, taking place at the end of March in The Hague, International City of Peace and Justice.

4 April to 7 April 2019

(Kathmandu, Nepal)

Human Rights Film Center is an organization which works on human rights through the film.

5 April to 12 April 2019

(San Sebastian, Spain)

The Festival of Human Rights Film is an initiative that is part of the San Sebastian, Space for the Culture of Peace project.

2 October to 9 October 2019

(Nuremberg, Germany)

NIHRFF is Germany’s oldest and biggest human rights film festival.