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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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A youngster in Iran begins to rebel.
A Yazidi genocide and ISIS sexual slavery survivor, 23-year-old Nadia Murad is determined to tell the world her story. As her journey leads down paths of advocacy and fame, she becomes the voice of her people and their best hope to spur the world to action.
A documentary looking at the impact of climate change on the island nation of Kiribati.
The struggle against the amnesty law in Spain for those who committed atrocities under the rule of General Franco.
A documentarian follows her father as he goes on a journey to confront former Khmer Rouge executioners.
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life.
An intimate portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and aggressive sweep of forced evictions.
The story of Saudi poetess, Hissa Hilal.
Documentary about the emigre workers building football stadiums in Qatar.
Human Rights Watch Film Festival Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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