NIHRFF director Andrea Kuhn talks about documentaries, human rights and the combination of the two at One World Romania Film Festival in Bucharest. In English.
The Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival is proud to announce its 8th edition, Oct 2-9, 2013.
We accept all categories and film lengths - if it's a film, we want it!.
All submission are FREE of charge.
Submission deadline: April 1, 2013.
Our rules and regulations can be found here.
Our online submission form can be found here.
In between festival years, NIHRFF presents some of the best human rights films of the past year to sweeten the long waiting period until the next festival (Oct 2-9, 2013).
We're pleased to announce that Tunesian director Elyes Baccar (Rouge Parole) and Ugandan journalist and LGBTI activist Eric Bwire will join us for screenings.
Both discussions will be held in English with German translation.
For an overview on the program of our weekend edition, please click here.
From Oct 5-18 NIHRFF will present its Open Eyes School Project.
Open Eyes 2012 starts with a one-day training seminar for teachers on "Politics and Film" on Oct 5.
From Oct 8-18 follow the Open Eyes School Screenings in our festival cinemas at Filmhaus. We will present 10 great documentaries, fiction and animation films from all over the world - all of them with German subtitles or in German language versions.
UPDATE: We are happy and relieved to announce that Orwa Nyrabia has been set free by a civilian court in Syria. He had apparently been snatched by the Syrian military on August 24 andbeen disappeared for more than two weeks. For more info: www.newyorker.com
The Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival and the Human Rights Film Network (HRFN) join the Nyrabia family and the international community calling for the immediate release of our friend and colleague Orwa Nyrabia. Syrian filmmaker, producer and film festival director Orwa Nyrabia was arrested in Damascus International Airport while traveling to Cairo at noon on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012. Nyrabia’s family still have no information about the reasons for his detention or his whereabouts.
The Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival and DOK.fest Munich present recent creative documentaries on the Arab Spring in the DOK.guest section of the 27. International Documentary Film Festival Munich.
From May 4 to 9 DOK.fest will screen six productions from and about Egypt, Tunesia, Yemen, and Syria. Filmmakers Ahmed Rashwan (Eypt) and Elyes Baccar (Tunesia) will also take part in a panel discussion on Documentary Film in Times of Revolution teil. The panel will be moderated by NIHRFF director Andrea Kuhn.
Back to the Square (Norway, Canada 2012, Petr Lom)
Born on the 25th of January (Moloud fi Khamsa we A'Ishreen Yanaiyr) (Egypt,UAE 2011, Ahmed Rashwan) filmmaker present
Rouge Parole (Tunesia, CH, Qatar 2011, Elyes Baccar) filmmaker present
The Reluctant Revolutionary (UK, Ireland 2012, Sean McAllister)
Tournesols - Al-Rastan (Syria 2012, anonymous)
Words of Witness (USA 2011, Mai Iskander)
More infos on films, screening times, and venues at: http://www.dokfest-muenchen.de/node/DOK_guest
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