Festival calendar

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

12 August to 18 August 2019

(Sucre, Bolivia)

PukaÑawi, a red eye in the Quechua language, was founded on October 30, 2004 as a cultural management center to unite a study center, an audiovisual production company and a film festival. PukaÑawi organizes the International Human Rights Film Festival "El Séptimo Ojo Es Tuyo" (FESTIMO) in the...

16 September to 21 September 2019

(Tirana, Albania)

The International Human Rights Film Festival in Albania (IHRFFA) is an annual human rights film festival founded by the Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi in 2006, in collaboration with several human rights organizations and institutions.

20 September to 28 September 2019

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

FreedomFilmFest (FFF) is Malaysia's leading annual international human rights documentary film festival. Established in 2003, the festival provides a platform for stories that are unseen, unheard and untold from Malaysia, Southeast Asia and across the globe.

2 October to 9 October 2019

(Nuremberg, Germany)

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.

17 October to 26 October 2019

(Brussels, Belgium)

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.

17 October to 27 October 2019

(Vermont, United States)

The Vermont International Film Festival (VTIFF) is Vermont’s longest running film festival and this year marks its 29th edition.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...

24 October to 27 October 2019

(Glasgow, United Kingdom)

Document is the only dedicated international human rights documentary film festival in Scotland. Document began in 2003 and this year we will present our 17th edition of the festival.

12 November to 17 November 2019

(Budapest, Hungary)

Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, the largest documentary film festival in Hungary, has been organized on an annual basis since 2004.

20 November to 30 November 2019

(Naples, Italy)

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...

6 December to 15 December 2019

(Paris, France)

The Paris Human Rights International Film Festival was created on the understanding of two basic premises.

10 December to 15 December 2019

(Podgorica, Montenegro)

Forward Human Rights Film Festival, the first and only of its kind in Montenegro, aims to raise awareness amongst the citizens of Montenegro about relevance of human rights, their protection and promotion, and foster a system of values which underpins harmonious...

24 February to 1 March 2020

(Oslo, Norway)

HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival is Oslo’s largest documentary film festival and a significant forum in the Norwegian capital’s cultural, academic and...

6 March to 15 March 2020

(Geneva, Switzerland)

International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights 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.

20 March to 29 March 2020

(Kiev, Ukraine)

Docudays UA is the only international human rights documentary film festival in Ukraine. It is a part of the international Human Rights Film Network. It takes place every year in Kyiv in the last week of March.

20 March to 28 March 2020

(The Hague, Netherlands)

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, International City of Peace and Justice.

6 April to 12 April 2020

(Tiraspol, Moldova)

CHESNOK is the first human rights documentary film festival in Transnistria, founded in 2016. It’s a traveling festival, the program of which is shown in several cities of Transnistria and in the capital of Moldova – Chisinau.

23 April to 30 April 2020

(San Sebastian, Spain)

The Festival of Human Rights Film is an initiative that is part of the San Sebastian, Space for the Culture of Peace project.