Members A - Z

Ethiopia

The Addis International Film Festival (AIFF) is an annual documentary film festival created by Initiative Africa in 2007 and held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Senegal

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

Peru

Censurados Film Festival is an itinerant film festival dedicated to freedom of expression and human rights that takes place since 2014 with the aim to give voice to those films that have been censored as well as to movies that are focused on human rights: gender identity and equality, LGTBi rights, human trafficking, oppression of indigenous people, among others.

Burkina Faso

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.

Ivory Coast
 
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.
 
Ukraine

Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is held annually in the last week of March in Kyiv. On completion, Docudays UA traditionally presents the best movies in the regions of Ukraine within the Docudays UA Travelling Festival. Films are demonstrated from October to December (inclusive).

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 16th edition of the festival.

Spain

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

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 Europe and America.The tradition of hospitality in the city of Naples and its function as a crossroa

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. As a political and cultural event, it offers documentaries, debates and talks, concerts, theater and exhibitions to a large audience.

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.

Argentina

The  International Film Festival on Human Rights, organised by the Instituto Multimedia DerHumALC is held in Buenos Aires and Santiago del Estero.The festival presents long feature, short and medium length, narrative, documentary films, essay, animation, experimental or videoclip for a variety of non-competitive sections, like Memory, Gender Views, Childhood and Youth, Migrants, Panorama, Envir

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 city of Sucre, Capital of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. In its 13 editions the FESTIMO has exhib

France

The Paris 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 the roots of Human Rights in France.

Algeria

The annual 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.

Serbia

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.

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.

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 organizational life, which engages and encourages debates about human rights and other relevant social issues.

Australia

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. HRAFF is a Melbourne based not-for-profit organisation devoted to the exploration of human rights issues through an annual film and arts festival and an on-going schools and community program.

Lithuania

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.

Myanmar

The original idea of the Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival is to connect film and human rights.

Italy

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.

Spain

Humans FEST is the International Human Rights and Film Festival of Valencia, Spain. It is organised within the Human Rights through Culture Programme of the Fundación por la Justicia. The festival analyses human rights through the screenings of documentaries, feature films and short films to the general public.

Turkey

International 1001 International Documentary Film Festival, organized by the Association of Documentary Filmmakers in Turkey (BSB), is the first annual documentary film festival held in Turkey since 1997.

All screenings are held free of charge in order to comply with the belief that the audiences of the documentary films have the right to reach the movies without any burdens.

Poland

The International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film has been held annually in Warsaw in December since 2001.

Lebanon

Art Factory 961 is a Beirut-based non-profit NGO, think tank and creative space that aims to advocate and instigate the culture of human rights and the human citizenship.

Jordan

The Karama HRFF was established in June 2009, sensing the need for human rights dialogue and advocacy in the Arab region. The founding committee named Ma'mal 612 consists of Sawsan Darwaza, Ehab Khatib & Ayman Bardawil.

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.

Guatemala

The Muestra de Cine Internacional Memoria Verdad Justicia (International Film Festival of Memory Truth and Justice) was born in 2010 under bomb threats and boycott attempts in a country where human rights have always been of little value, a country which suffered a genocide of indigenous people and which today is considered as a failed state because of the debility of his institutions, its high

Nepal

Human Rights Film Center is an organization which works on human rights through the film. Founded by a group of media professionals and filmmakers for promoting and protecting human rights in Nepal, we generate public debate and encourage changes in national policy by making film and organizing festival screening.

 

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.

Czech Republic

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is the largest human rights film festival in the world.

Sierra Leone

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

Palestinian Territory

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.  The first edition took place in May 2015. 

South Korea

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.SHRFF is a nonprofit organization, completely independent from authority -the government as well as corporations.

Uruguay

Our 7th edition will take place between June 7th and 14th in Montevideo and other cities of Uruguay.

Japan

We have launched the website of the UNHCR Refugee Film Festival 2018.

We will keep updating the latest information on our website http://unhcr.refugeefilm.org

This year we are not calling for films. Thank you for your understanding. 

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 seek to broaden our views of the world.

Hungary

Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, the only festival of its kind in Hungary, has been organized on an annual basis since 2004. It aims to promote open society, democratic values, rule-of-law, freedom of expression, political and cultural pluralism, and to expose abuse and global human rights violations through creative, quality documentaries.