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Camera/Woman, Karima Zoubir, 2012

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2013

15 Mar 201321 Mar 2013

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival bears witness to human rights violations and creates a forum for individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference. The film festival brings human rights abuses to life through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathise and demand justice for all.

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organisations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.  

www.HRW.org

  • Rafea: Solar Mama, Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, 2012

    Rafea: Solar Mama + Q&A

    15 Mar 2013

    Rafea is a Bedouin woman who lives with her daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages on the Iraqi border. When she is selected for a programme to train to become a solar engineer, will she be able to rewire the traditions of the Bedouin community that stand in her way?

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  • Fatal Assistance, Raoul Peck, 2012

    Fatal Assistance + Q&A

    16 Mar 2013

    Award-winning Haitian born filmmaker Raoul Peck takes us on a two-year journey inside the challenging, contradictory, and colossal rebuilding efforts in post-earthquake Haiti. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.

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  • Camera/Woman, Karima Zoubir, 2012

    Going Up the Stairs + Camera/Woman + Q&A

    17 Mar 2013

    Going Up the Stairs is a charming portrait of an artist and an enlightening glimpse inside a traditional Iranian marriage. Camera/Woman looks at the competing forces at play in the lives of women in Morocco and beyond, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.

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  • Jai Bhim Comrade, Anand Patwardhan, 2012

    Jai Bhim Comrade + Q&A

    20 Mar 2013

    Award-winning activist and documentarian Anand Patwardhan focuses his keen lens on the abuses committed against India’s Dalits in this 14 years in the making documentary, incorporating their voice through their resistance music and poetry.

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  • The Parade, Srdjan Dragojevic, 2012

    The Parade + Q&A

    21 Mar 2013

    Srdjan Dragojevic’s drama The Parade takes a comedic look at Serbia through the lens of one group’s fight to hold a Gay Pride parade in Belgrade. Followed by a discussion with Boris Dittrich, Advocacy Director, LGBT program at Human Rights Watch.

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