Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2018

The Toronto leg of the festival runs from April 18 to 25 at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

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What Will People Say What Will People Say
What Will People Say and The Poetess
Muhi - Generally Temporary (Year: 2017; Director: Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander, Tamir Elterman)
The story of a young boy from Gaza who has been trapped for years in an Israeli hospital.
On My Way Out: The Secret Life of Nani and Popi (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Brandon Gross, Skyler Gross; Stars: Roman Blank, Ruth Blank, Roman Blank, Ruth Blank)
Roman (Popi) and Ruth (Nani) Blank have been married for 65 years, but at age 95, Roman reveals a secret that tests their seemingly invincible union.
The Other Side Of Everything (Druga strana svega) (Country: Serbia, France, Qatar; Year: 2017; Director: Mila Turajlic)
Following the recent troubled history of Serbia through the experiences of the director's mother, a tireless dissident against multiple regimes.
The Poetess (Year: 2017; Director: Stefanie Brockhaus, Andreas Wolff)
The story of Saudi poetess, Hissa Hilal.
Silas (Country: Canada, South Africa, Kenya; Year: 2017; Director: Hawa Essuman, Anjali Nayar; Writer: Anjali Nayar)
Documentary about Liberian activist Silas Siakor who is a tireless crusader against illegal logging.
This Is Congo (Country: US, Congo; Year: 2017; Director: Daniel McCabe)
Documentary about conflict in the DRC.
What Will People Say (Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2017; Director: Iram Haq; Writer: Iram Haq; Stars: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna, Rohit Saraf, Ali Arfan, Sheeba Chaddha, Lalit Parimoo, Nokokure Dahl, Isak Lie Harr, Maria Bock, Sara Khorami, Jannat Zubair Rahmani, Freddy Singh, Trine Wiggen, Maria Mozhdah)
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life.

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