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. However, due to the coronacrisis, many festivals are cancelled or postponed. We can therefore not guarantee whether the information below is still correct and up-to-date. We advise you to check out the individual festivals' websites and social media channels to get more up-to-date information. We apologise for the inconvenience.

23 April to 30 April 2021

(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.

23 April to 2 May 2021

(Guatemala-City, Guatemala)

The Muestra de Cine Internacional Memoria Verdad Justicia (International Film Festival of Memory Truth and Justice) was born in 2010 under bomb threats and boycott attempts in a country where human rights have always been of little value, a country which suffered a genocide of indigenous people...

10 May to 16 May 2021

(Tiraspol, Moldova)

CHESNOK is the first human rights documentary film festival in Transnistria, founded in 2016. It’s a traveling festival, the program of which is shown in several cities of Transnistria and in the capital of Moldova – Chisinau.

10 May to 28 May 2021

(Prague, Czech Republic)

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

17 June to 20 June 2021

(Paris, France)

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

21 August to 30 August 2021

(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.

29 September to 6 October 2021

(Nuremberg, Germany)

NIHRFF is Germany’s oldest and biggest human rights film festival. With its art house cinema background, it is the leading forum for outstanding feature films, documentaries and animated productions, which have human rights as their main focus.

20 October to 28 October 2021

(Bergen, Norway)

BIFF is the largest film festival in Norway, both in admissions and number of films presented, with more than 61.000 admissions in 2019.

3 December to 10 December 2021

(Warsaw, Poland)

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