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Addis International Film Festival

The Addis International Film festival is an annual documentary film festival held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is the largest independent documentary cinema festival in Africa and it was established as a unique initiative seeking to use the power of documentaries and short films to support innovative ways of creating awareness on social issues.

AfricanBamba Human Rights Film Festival

AfricanBamba Human Rights Film Festival - first human rights film festival in Senegal - showcases human rights and social issues documentaries in the banlieue to raise awareness and inspire change.

Ciné Droit Libre

Ciné Droit Libre is a film festival committed to the cause of human rights and freedom of expression. Ciné Droit Libre’s goal is to provide a platform for filmmakers and journalists around the world, especially for those whose works (films on human rights and freedom of the press) are censored or have broadcast difficulties.

Ciné Droit Libre Abidjan

Ciné Droit Libre is a film festival committed to the cause of human rights and freedom of expression. Ciné Droit Libre’s goal is to provide a platform for filmmakers and journalists around the world, especially for those whose works (films on human rights and freedom of the press) are censored or have broadcast difficulties.

Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

The International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA is held annually in the last week of March in Kyiv. The main purpose of the Festival is raising the level of Ukrainian documentary films, promotion of an open dialogue on moral problems in society, human rights, understanding of human dignity as the supreme value, creating the foundation for democratic future of the country.

Document International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Document is the only dedicated international human rights documentary film festival in Scotland. Held annually in October, it is a grassroots initiative that aims to use film as an advocacy tool to raise the profile and promote debate of human rights and social issues across the globe.

Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos Donostia

The Festival of Human Rights Film is an initiative of the San Sebastian, Space for the Culture of Peace project. The aim is to promote greater awareness, to encourage debate and to provide greater information to citizens about human rights, by promoting, through the cinema and other cultural and artistic expressions, the values of solidarity, respect for life, peace, freedom and social justice.

Festival Del Cinema Dei Diritti Umani Di Napoli

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 Europe and America.

Festival des Libertés

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.

Festival du Film et Forum International sur les Droits Humains

The FIFDH brings together filmmakers, human rights defenders, policymakers, media and citizens around leading violations of human dignity - to promote and amplify strong voices and build public support for human rights.

Festival Internacional de Cine de Derechos Humanos

The purpose of the festival is to promote a forum for reflection and debate on the issue of human rights in the world, through artistic representation contained in the performance of films and videos from independent producers.

Festival Internacional de Cine de los Derechos Humanos “El séptimo ojo es tuyo”

The International Film Festival Human Rights “The Seventh Eye is Yours” (FESTIMO) is organized by PUKAÑAWI, which means “red eye” in the Quechua language. This organization was founded in 2004 as the center of cultural management of film, and has been organizing the festival ever since.

Festival Internacional de Cine y Derechos Humanos

Humans FEST is the International Human Rights and Film Festival of Valencia, Spain.

Festival International du Film des Droits de l'Homme de Paris / Ile de France

The Paris / Ile de France Human Rights International Film Festival  was created on the understanding of two basic premises. Cinema and especially documentary cinema is the most efficient tool to raise awareness on Human Rights and defending Human Rights across the world and in France.

FiSahara

The Western Sahara International Film Festival (FiSahara) brings entertainment, culture and hope to the Western Sahara´s refugees, who have lived in exile for over three decades. The festival takes place every year in the Sahrawi refugee camps in Southwestern Algeria.

Free Zone Film Festival

FREE ZONE film festival is meant to foster a debate on topical issues in the world today. The festival showcases films from around the world that address human rights and related issues, bringing together celebrated filmmakers, local experts, and local and international audiences.

Freedom Film Festival

FreedomFilmFestival (FFF) is Malaysia’s most established annual human rights film festival. Established in 2003, the festival focuses on the themes of Democracy, Equality and Good Governance.  It seeks to be a platform for filmmakers and activists especially in the South East Asia region and beyond to showcase their films and exchange experiences.

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Presenting the best films and artwork from around the world, Melbourne’s annual Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) will challenge, touch and inspire audiences from all walks of life. Touring through Australia and with its on-going schools and community program, the HRAFF is devoted to the exploration of human rights issues.

Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival

The Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival connects film and human rights. Its core mission is to promote human rights awareness by using the power of film, the persuasive strength of audiovisual communication and to create a space for encouraging human rights discussions amongst the general public in Burma/Myanmar.

Human Rights Human Wrongs

The Human Rights Human Wrongs documentary film festival in Oslo, Norway has grown to be an important and significant forum in Oslo’s cultural, academic, and organizational life that engages and encourages debate about human rights.

Human Rights Nights

Human Rights Nights Film and Arts Festival is an international festival dedicated to human rights issues, which takes place in Bologna, Italy since 2001. Human Rights Nights is an opportunity to hear marginalized voices and view alternative representations through cinematographic narratives of the world, which together demonstrate and express the complexity of the question of human rights.

Inconvenient Films Festival

Inconvenient Films is an international competitive human rights documentary film festival, taking place in various cities and towns across Lithuania. It is a space for free thought, sincere discussions on topics which matter the most.

International 1001 Documentary Film Festival

International 1001 International Documentary Film Festival is the first annual documentary film festival held in Turkey since 1997.

International Film Festival WATCH DOCS Human Rights in Film

The International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film has been held annually in Warsaw in December since 2001. It combines high-class cinema, mainly documentaries, with public debate.

Karama Human Rights Film Festival

The Karama Human Rights Film Festival was set up in Jordan to respond to 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 human rights issues across the region and the world. The festival’s core theme is human dignity (Karama is Arabic for dignity).

Movies that Matter Festival

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, city of Peace and Justice.

Muestra de Cine Internacional Memoria Verdad Justicia

The Muestra de Cine Internacional "Memoria Verdad Justicia" in Guatamala is the only human rights film festival in Central America. The Festival creates a public space, screening good and independent cinema and provoking dialogue and debates to promote social, economic and cultural justice.

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

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.

One World – International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is the largest human rights film festival in the world. It is a major cultural event in the Czech Republic that attracts more than 120,000 viewers annually and takes place in over 30 towns in the Czech Republic.

Opin Yu Yi Human Rights Film Festival

Opin Yu Yi is Sierra Leone's first and only human rights film festival.

Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival

The Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival (PNG HRFF) promotes greater respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights for all. The festival brings to life human rights stories and challenges each individual to empathize with the most vulnerable and discriminated against in our societies.

Pravo Ljudski Film Festival

Pravo Ljudski has established itself as a specific and recognizable public space to engender social action and civic activism by promoting socially engaged art, cinema, non-formal education and cross-cultural dialogue.

Red Carpet Human Rights Film Festival

The Red Carpet Human Rights Film Festival in Gaza festival presents short and long feature films, documentaries and animation films, that shed the light on local and global humanitarian issues. Amid the rubble of Gaza City the organisers roll out a 60 meters long red carpet.

Seoul Human Rights Film Festival

Since 1996 Seoul Human Rights Film Festival (SHRFF) aims to raise public awareness for human rights issues through film. It is a highly anticipated event that screens excellent films from all over the world, presenting human rights issues in diverse ways.

Tenemos que Ver

The Festival Tenemos que Ver aims to show the best cinematic achievements related to the social and human rights coming from various points of view, promoting a film critic in meetings and round tables to contribute to the discussion, debates and the dissemination of human rights in Uruguay and the region.

this human world

this human world was founded in 2008 in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights as Austria´s first human rights film festival of its kind. 

Tri Continental Film Festival

The Tri Continental Film Festival (TCFF) is an arts and cultural initiative that showcases films from or concerned with the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Our selection seeks to highlight issues of democratization and human rights, while also raising awareness around gender equality, socio-economic justice, racism and reconciliation.

UNHCR Refugee Film Festival

The UNHCR Refugee Film Festival aims to raise awareness of the world's 43 million refugees and internally displaced persons. It tells the human story behind the numbers.

Vermont International Film Festival

The Vermont International Film Festival (VTIFF) is Vermont’s longest running film festival and 2015 marked its 30th anniversary! 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 seek to broaden our views of the world.

Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

The only human rights documentary film festival in Hungary, Verzio, has been organized by Verzio Film Foundation and OSA since 2004. Its program addresses a wide range of issues, including: political oppression, civil conflicts, terrorism, minorities, refugees, women's rights, trafficking, and children's rights.