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Human Rights Film Festival: Inconvenient Films

Human Rights Film Festival: Inconvenient Films

Human Rights Film Festival: Inconvenient Films

Lithuania, Vilnius


Human Rights Film Festival “Inconvenient Films” is an annual documentary film festival established in 2007. The mission of this non-profit initiative is to raise awareness on human rights issues around the world and to connect them to those that are present in Lithuania.

By presenting documentaries on various human rights topics, inviting filmmakers and activists from all over the world, organizers hope to encourage public debates on human rights issues and ways to address them.

Despite the project’s social mission and non-commercial character, “Inconvenient Films” is one of the most popular and most visited film festivals in Lithuania as well as the biggest documentary festival in the country. “Inconvenient Films” is so far the only film festival of this kind in the Baltic States.

Festival organizers are aiming to broaden their audience’s horizons and draw attention to social challenges, global and local human rights issues.  It is a space for free thought, sincere discussions on topics which matter the most. "Inconvenient Films" is non-competitive festival, however, all films screened during the festival will be eligible to win the Audience Choice award. The winner of the award is chosen directly by spectators.

“Inconvenient Films” will take place October 13-23 this year in Vilnius, followed by a travelling festival until November 6th.


13 October 2016 - 23 October 2016


Lithuania, Vilnius

Submission date

15 July 2016

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