Concern about Fate of Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov
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
Filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen released
On 5 June 2014 Dhondup Wangchen was released from a Chinese prison, after serving six-years as a political prisoner.
Video workshop and film festival in the Sahara desert
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
PUMA Impact Award call for entries
Has your documentary had a positive social or environmental impact? The Impact Award is an annual prize honouring the best in documentary filmmaking for social change.
Radical Democracy: Upload Your Video!
With the European Parliament Elections ahead, Doc Next Network is calling on media makers, social activists and critical thinkers to share your views on ‘Europe’, in the form of audiovisual media works.
One World Film Festival 2014 discusses "Work"
“Work” is the main theme of the 16th annual of the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which will be held from 3rd to 12th March in Prague and then in 33 other cities in the Czech Republic.One World is trying to draw attention to the fact that after several years of an
9th Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy
The 9th Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy will run at the Huston School of Film & Digital Media in Galway, Ireland, from 26th June to 5th July 2014.This Summer School programme has for the last 8 years attracted young talented filmmakers and professionals from across the worl
Human Rights Film Network expands
The Human Rights Film Network is pleased to announce that four film festivals from different parts of the world have been welcomed as new members to the network.This was decided during the annual meeting in Amsterdam at the end of November.
HRFN Cooperation Grants Awarded
The Human Rights Film Network is pleased to announce that it has provided two Festival Cooperation Grants, to strengthen joint programs of member festivals.One grant will be provided to the project One World Echoes at this human world 2013.
Karama Call for Entries: Jordan and Palestine
Karama Human Rights Film Festival, organized by Ma3mal 612 Think Factory, presents its 4th edition. From 5-10 December 2013 the festival is held in Amman, Jordan.