Aimed to raise awareness and disseminate the urgent need for human rights protection in every single corner of the world, this is not just another film festival. By contrast, it is part of an arduous and praiseworthy work carried out by this independent organization for over 30 years.
Art Versus Oppression, Changemakers and Justice and Peace are the three major issues that deal with the19 films at this years New York City meeting (in collaboration with the Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center), running until next June 21. Equally chose for both its artistic quality and its social content, we have a new chance to view some of the winning films from 2015 Sundance Festival: “Cartel Land” by Matthew Heineman, “(T) ERROR” by Cabral and Sutcliffe or ” 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets ” by Marc Silver (Special Jury Award for Social Impact).
And besides, “Burden of Peace” by Joey Boink, “Beats of the Antonov” by Hajooj Kuka, “Of Men and War” by Bécue-Renard, “The Dream of Shahrazad” by Francois Verster, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” by Stanley Nelson, or Joshua Oppenheimer’s extraordinary and multi-awarded creation “The Look of Silence”: The Look of Silence
Hard-hitting stories appealing for strong social justice that should not be missed: Human Rights Watch Film Festival