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Human Rights Watch Film Festival

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We continue our partnership with Human Rights Watch Film Festival, one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, to show select films from the festival that highlight the organization’s mission and vision for cinema.

Lost in Lebanon

Sophia Scott, Georgia Scott United Kingdom, 2017

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expired 89 days ago

Straight from Human Rights Watch Film Festival, one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, comes this intimate and powerfully human reportage by two filmmaking sisters. It provides an essential and fresh perspective of an on-going crisis.

Return to Homs

Talal Derki Syrian Arab Republic, 2014

expired 94 days ago

We’ve partnered with the ongoing Human Rights Watch Film Festival to bring you this award-winning documentary from its selection. An unflinching view of the direct experiences of two Syrians amidst civil war, this is political cinema at its most compelling and immediate.

The Crossing

George Kurian Norway, 2015

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expired 457 days ago

We began our spotlight of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival with a tale of migrants in Cyprus. Now we exclusively bring you a new documentary direct from this year’s festival, which has a focus on migration: a remarkable first-hand account of the journey made by a group of Syrian refugees.

Evaporating Borders

Iva Radivojevic United States, 2014

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expired 464 days ago

We’re continuing our partnership with New York’s absolutely essential Human Rights Watch Film Festival (June 10 – 19). With 2016’s program emphasizing the topic of migrant crises, we exclusively present a special documentary and a major HRWFF highlight dedicated to the tensions on Cyprus.

Life is too short for bad films

Every day we hand-pick a beautiful new film and you have a whole month to watch it, so there’s always 30 perfectly curated films to discover.