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

04-05-2017 - 18-05-2017

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Australia, Melbourne & Traveling

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.

05-05-2017 - 14-05-2017

Human Rights Nights

Italy, Bologna

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.

12-05-2017 - 17-05-2017

Red Carpet Human Rights Film Festival

Palestinian Territory, Gaza-City

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.

31-05-2017 - 07-06-2017

Festival Internacional de Cine de Derechos Humanos

Argentina, Buenos Aires

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.

13-06-2017 - 20-06-2017

Tenemos que Ver

Uruguay, Montevideo

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.

27-09-2017 - 04-10-2017

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

Germany, Nuremberg

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.

30-09-2017 - 29-10-2017

UNHCR Refugee Film Festival

Japan, Tokyo-Sapporo-Osaka and other cities

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.

12-10-2017 - 22-10-2017

Inconvenient Films Festival

Lithuania, Vilnius

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.

20-10-2017 - 29-10-2017

Vermont International Film Festival

United States, Burlington, Vermont

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.

24-10-2017 - 31-10-2017

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

France, Paris

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.