Chesnok Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Chesnok Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

15 April to 21 April 2019

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. The program consists of full- and short-length documentaries on human rights issue, which organizers select among the film-participants and prize-winners for the last few years of various international festivals. The most frequent themes of films of our program are women’s and children rights, conflicts and their consequences, post-conflict society, rights of minorities, people with disabilities. The festival also organizes a special program for adolescents, summer screenings and workshops for local documentalists. The main goal of the CHESNOK is engaging a large audience of Transnistrian region with relevant films about human rights, as well as creating a platform for discussing contemporary problems of the world in the context of human rights and social issues.


Festival date:
15 April to 21 April 2019
Submission date:
1 March 2019
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