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16-01-2012

The feature and short films inscriptions for the 10th San Sebastián Human Rights Film Festival are now open. The festival kindly invites filmmakers to submit their films. The deadline for submission is February 15th.

Participating feature films will compete for the Audience Award to the... more

07-12-2011

The Human Rights Film Network is honoured to welcome the Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival (PNG-HRFF) as a new member. This important decision was taken, because the festival in Port Moresby is making an invaluable contribution towards promoting respect, protection and fulfillment of... more

14-11-2011

The organisers of the Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina have the pleasure to announce the awarded films during the 6th edition of their festival, held at the end of 2011."Because of its excellent cinematography, metaphorical layers, criticism of the hollow growth... more

31-10-2011

Workers in Iran’s film industry have been facing growing repression in recent months.  Several are detained or face imprisonment for their peaceful activities related to their work. Please join Amnesty International and other human rights groups in their campaigns to immediately and... more

30-10-2011

The Movies that Matter Festival in The Hague is launching its first Good Pitch². The Good Pitch² brings together filmmakers with leading broadcasters, NGO’s, foundations, philanthropists, brands and media to expand the resources aimed at maximizing the impact of documentaries on human rights and... more

15-08-2011

This is an unique opportunity to contribute to a center for audio visual heritage in Rwanda! Anne Aghion, the director of the film My Neighbour, My Killer launched a fundraising campaign on www.kickstarter.com to create Iriba Center for Multimedia... more

20-07-2011

Mahnaz Mohammadi, an Iranian filmmaker and women’s rights activist, was arrested on Sunday, June 26 by Islamic Republic security forces. The Kaleme opposition website reports that Mohammadi was arrested with no formal charges laid against her.Mohammadi was previously arrested in August of 2009,... more

19-07-2011

Local authorities of the Siberian city Tomsk have failed to prohibit the Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival from taking place. Addressing the rights and social position of lesbian, gay and transgendered Russians, the festival is continuing its 2011 regional tour through Russia's... more

18-07-2011

The Movies that Matter Festival 2011 was a good success. A record of 17.500 persons attended the screenings and debates between 24 and 30 March 2011. The festival presented over 200 film screenings and approximately 70 films (including 30 premieres) and dozens of daily debates, talk shows,... more

17-07-2011

The 13th edition of One World in Prague was a huge succes.
The Grand Jury needed a marathon final session to decide who the winners were, but we are happy to announce that “108 (Cuchill de Palo)” by Renate Costa won the Best Film Award, while “The Green Wave” by Ali Samadi Ahadi won the... more

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