New Member: the Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival
The Human Rights Film Network is honoured to welcome the Papua New Guinea Human Rights Film Festival (PNG-HRFF) as a new member.
"Mirage" awarded for best documentary debut at Pravo Ljudski
The organisers of the Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina have the pleasure to announce the awarded films during the 6th edition of their festival, held at the end of 2011."Because of its excellent cinematography, metaphorical layers, criticism of the hollow growth
Free Iranian filmmakers
Workers in Iran’s film industry have been facing growing repression in recent months. Several are detained or face imprisonment for their peaceful activities related to their work.
Movies that Matter launches Good Pitch².
The Movies that Matter Festival in The Hague is launching its first Good Pitch².
Iriba Center in Rwanda
This is an unique opportunity to contribute to a center for audio visual heritage in Rwanda!
Iranian filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi imprisoned
Mahnaz Mohammadi, an Iranian filmmaker and women’s rights activist, was arrested on Sunday, June 26 by Islamic Republic security forces.
Tomsk Administration’s attempt failed to stop Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Local authorities of the Siberian city Tomsk have failed to prohibit the Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival from taking place.
Movies that Matter Festival 2011 Award winners
The Movies that Matter Festival 2011 was a good success. A record of 17.500 persons attended the screenings and debates between 24 and 30 March 2011.
Yacoundé International Human Rights Film Festival suspended by authorities
On 12 April 2011, the Yaoundé prefecture issued a suspension of a public eventautorisation, thereby calling off this first edition of the International Human Rights Film Festival in Yaoundé.The opening ceremony of the Festival was cancelled in the presence of its audience, guests and journalists