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Preview of the 20th Human Rights Film Festival

07.03.23

As every year, the festival will be taking in many different topics and stories, including the resistance against Islamic fundamentalism in Iran, the war in Ukraine, the story of the harkis, Algerian soldiers who fought on the side of the French Army in the Algerian War, 20th-century migrations, the current circumstanc...

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"Film and memory" cycle at Human Rights Film Festival

07.03.23

The festival will take place between 21 and 28 April at the Victoria Eugenia, the main setting for the event, and the Teatro Principal, as well as other venues around the city. This year there will be a short special series at Tabakalera, Film and Memory, comprising three films spotlighting the power of images to ...

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20th Human Rights Film Festival organises the exhibition “Carmen Castillo, a Chilean exile” at Okendo Kultur Etxea

01.03.23

The exhibition dedicated to the filmmaker, who will in April receive the Festival's honorary prize, will be open from 2 March to 4 May. The exhibition, curated by cultural journalist and film critic Imma Merino, takes us on a journey through the experience of the exiled documentary director and writer Carmen Castil...

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Screenings in Gipuzkoa of the film “Fadia’s Tree”

24.02.23

Amnesty International has organised various screenings in the province of Gipuzkoa over the coming weeks of the British film Fadia’s Tree (Sarah Beddington, 2021), winner of the Amnesty International Prize at the previous 19th Human Rights Film Festival, a documentary telling the story of a Palestinian woman exiled i...

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The registration to be part of the Youth Jury of the 20th Human Rights Film Festival is open

13.02.23

The registration to be part of the 20th Human Rights Film Festival (April 21-28) Youth Jury is open. Until March 17th, all the young people between 18 and 30 years interested can find the rules and make the inscription through the Festival web: www.cineyderechoshumanos.eus. ...

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Three films for young people at the 20th Human Rights Film Festival

13.02.23

Yoko on Holiday, Trash and Gabi are the films that the 20th San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival is going to offer to the schools. The screenings will be at the Victoria Eugenia theater. The inscription is open. As in previous years, there will be didactic guides of the films so the studenst can work with them....

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The submission of films for the 20th Human Rights Film Festival is open

11.11.22

The submission of feature films and short films for the 20th Human Rights Film Festival (April 21-28) is open from today, November 10th, and until January 8th. Rules and inscription: Human Rights Film Festival...

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"Fly So Far", Audience Award at the 19th Human Rights Film Festival

07.04.22

The film Fly So Far (Sweden-El Salvador, 2021), directed by Celina Escher, has been awarded with the Audience Prize to the Best Feature Film at the 19th San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival, that ends tonight. Fadia's Tree (Sarah Beddington; UK, 2021) has won the Amnesty International Award to the Best Feature ...

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The Western Sahara Film School will receive the 2022 human rights film festival award

07.04.22

The E. F. A. Abidin Kaid Saleh – Western Sahara Film School will receive this year the 19th San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival Award. The prize ceremony will be at the Victoria Eugenia Theater on Friday 8 at 20:00, at the Closing Night of the Festival. Cinema barely existed in the Sahara of 2003 when FiSaha...

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Exhibition “Afrotopia" at Aiete C.C.

06.04.22

Afrotopia is a collective exhibition featuring a selection of works produced by 35 young Africans during the Acerca (AECID) workshops designed and taught by Héctor Mediavilla in Dakar (Senegal), Niamey (Niger) and Bamako (Mali) in November 2017. The 58 photographs making up Afrotopia enable us to reflect on the en...

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