To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the network the Human Rights Film Network (HRFN) now publishes the 2nd edition of Setting up a Human Rights Film Festival, an "a to z" guide on the how-to's of organizing a human rights film festival.
The Human Rights Film Network is pleased to announce that four human rights film festivals have joined the network. These new members - three festivals from Africa and one from Myanmar, Asia - share the network's mission to promote dialogue, respect and protection of human rights through fil
More than three hundred filmmakers demanded the release of their Ukrainian colleague Oleg Sentsov. In May 2014 he was arrested by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) because he spoke out against the annexation of Crimea by Russia.
The Human Rights Film Network (HRFN) supports the 2nd edition of the handbook Setting Up a Human Rights Film Festival.Coordinated by the team of the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Prague (Czech Republic) this handbook functions as a practical guide to support enthusiastic, fr
Are you interested in screening films on human rights in your country in the Middle East or Northern Africa?
The Human Rights Film Festival of Naples, member of the Human Rights Film Network has opened its call for the film competition “Mediterranean Fights and Rights”.
The Human Rights Film Network is shocked that the Malaysian government has charged our colleague Lena Hendry for being involved in the screening of a documentary "No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka".
The Human Rights Film Network expresses its concern about the fate of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov.According to the information currently available, he is one of the four Ukrainian citizens held in Moscow’s Lefortovo pre-trial detention centre accused of terrorist acts.His lawyer reported tha
On 5 June 2014 Dhondup Wangchen was released from a Chinese prison, after serving six-years as a political prisoner.
Over a dozen human right defenders and video activists from the Western Sahara are participating in a video workshop offered by trainers from Witness and other organizations ahead of the 11th edition of the Western Sahara International Film Festival (FiSahara), which takes place April 29-May 4 in