Human Rights Watch Film Festival
14-22 March 2019. Creating a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens.
UK Premiere: Screwdriver + Q&A with director Bassam Jarbawi, actress Yasmine Qaddumi and Sara Kayyali, Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch
Bassam Jarbawi’s debut feature tackles the physical and emotional toll of one man’s return home after 15 years in an Israeli jail.
This doc highlights two awe-inspiring women on the front lines in Afghanistan as democracy crumbles.
UK Premiere: Roll Red Roll + Q&A with director Nancy Schwartzman and Hillary Margolis, Researcher, Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch
A documentary true-crime thriller that cuts to the heart of debates around rape culture through the story of a small-town Ohio assault.
Q&A with the directors Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam and Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Long-suppressed memories return when a Tibetan refugee in Delhi unexpectedly encounters a man from her past.