Eye For Film >> Festivals >> A-Z >> Human Rights Watch Film Festival >> 2012
This international film festival aims to showcase the stories of activists and survivors from across the globe.
Currently in its 16th 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 runs from March 21 to 30 at cinemas including the Curzon Soho, Curzon Mayfair and Ritzy Brixton. and will 15 documentaries and four dramas. It will open with Five Broken Cameras, which won the World Cinema Directing Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
View previous years coverage of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival festival:
Human Rights Latest Reviews
A Palestinian journalist chronicles his village’s resistance to a separation barrier being erected on their land and in the process captures his young son’s lens on the world.
The story of President Mohamed Nasheed, of the Maldives, and his attempts to save the country by brokering global agreement on climate change.
A movie crew shooting a film about Columbus find themselves caught up in modern-day protests.
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
A leading light of Russia's nationalist youth movement, begins to question what they really stand for.
A middle aged Ukrainian woman raises twenty seven children in a crumbling rural house, whilst racial prejudice threatens the security of many of the adoptees.
Werner Herzog's powerful exploration of violence and its consequences, told through Death Row inmates and others close to their crimes.
Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night
Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André
On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane
Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Fantasia International Film Festival
The 22nd edition of the celebrated Montreal genre festival
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Eastern Europe's premiere film festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
The world's oldest continually running film festival
Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival
Tribeca Film Festival
Young festival celebrating new voices in New York