Gael Garcia Bernal in Rosewater Gael Garcia Bernal in Rosewater

This international film festival aims to showcase the stories of activists and survivors from across the globe.

Now in its 19th year, it brings together documentary and fiction films with the intention of galvanising those who watch them to join those taking action against injustices many face every day.

This year's London arm of the festival will run from March 18 to 27 at the Barbican, Curzon Soho and Ritzy Picturehouse. The gala benefit is at the British Museum. The festival will include live music performances following screenings of Beats of the Antonov and No Land’s Song and a Guardian Masterclass focusing on human rights reporting and digital storytelling. The opening night film (on March 19) will be The Yes Men are Revolting, attended by Laura Nix and the Yes Men.

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The Salt Of The Earth
The Salt Of The Earth
Documentary about photographer Sebastião Salgado.
Rosewater
Rosewater
The story of Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained for 188 days in Iran.
The Shelter
The Shelter
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