This international festival aims to galvanise audiences through fiction and factual films to challenge injustices across the globe. This year's festival runs from March 7 to 16, opening with This Is Congo

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What Will People Say
What Will People Say
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life.
A Cambodian Spring
A Cambodian Spring
An intimate portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and aggressive sweep of forced evictions.
The Poetess
The Poetess
The story of Saudi poetess, Hissa Hilal.
The Workers Cup
The Workers Cup
Documentary about the emigre workers building football stadiums in Qatar.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Features

With the workers
Adam Sobel on his portrait of the Qatar migrant labour force The Workers Cup.
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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

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Fantasia International Film Festival
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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

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