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21-08-2013

Karama Human Rights Film Festival, organized by Ma3mal 612 Think Factory, presents its 4th edition. From 5-10 December 2013 the festival is held in Amman, Jordan.
From 14-19 December 2013, Karama festival is held in Palestine for the first time, in partnership with Ashtar for Production... more

12-08-2013

Are you planning to organise a human rights film festival or film screening event in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe or the Middle East? Are you looking for funding? Apply!

Movies that Matter offers advice and modest financial assistance to initiate human rights film festivals... more

08-07-2013

The call for entries to the 13th edition of the IFF WATCH DOCS Human Rights in Film is still open. The festival's repertoire consists of a competition section for human rights documentaries,  four permanent programme sections ("I Want to See”, "Discreet Charm of Propaganda”,... more

06-06-2013

In 2013, several new film festivals dedicated to the promotion and support of human rights films are staged. Through its Support Programme, the Movies that Matter Foundation supported some of these, including festivals in Burma and in the occupied Palestinian territories.

In this year... more

07-05-2013

Since 2006, the UNHCR Refugee Film Festival (RFF) organized by UNHCR Representation in Japan has been receiving support and understanding concerning its impact to the Japanese society in its aim to increase awareness regarding the refugee issues around the world.  Last year, the 7th UNHCR... more

15-04-2013

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival announces the full program of films, arts and forums for 2013! This year’s action-packed fortnight starts off on May 9th in Melbourne, Australia before touring across the country to Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Alice Springs. The collection of... more

03-04-2013

Are you planning to organise a human rights film festival or film screening event in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe or the Middle East? Are you looking for funding? Apply!

Movies that Matter offers advice and modest financial assistance to initiate human rights film festivals... more

13-02-2013

The International Film festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva is delighted to welcome Ai Weiwei as a member of its jury; denied a passport, he will participate in the festival from a distance. As an international symbol of art reduced to silence, this Chinese activist, blogger and visual... more

01-12-2012

The Human Rights Film Network is honoured to welcome three new members from different parts of the world to the network.These festivals are the Karama Human Rights Film Festival in Jordan, the Freedom Film Festival in Malaysia and the International Human Rights Film Festival in Guatemala. This... more

27-11-2012

On November 19 and 20, delegates of several HRFN member festivals came together in the Netherlands at the network's annual meeting. In addition, the HRFN organised a successful network brunch for festival organisers, filmmakers and other film professionals.The HRFN held its annual meeting... more

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