Human Rights

Cinema as a declaration of rights, as a weapon against cruelty and oppression, as a tool for recognizing the otherness that gives humankind its humanity.

  • #Female Pleasure
    #Female Pleasure Barbara Miller 2018, Switzerland, Germany
    Get ready to meet five courageous women, determined to fight with body and soul for emancipation, striving to destigmatize their sexuality and conquer the right to erotic pleasure. A documentary ...

  • I Hate New York
    I Hate New York Gustavo Sánchez 2018, Spain
    Influenced by the Dogma movement and with the use of a handheld videocamera that travels effortlessly, the director follows over the course of a decade (2007-2017) four transgender women, artists ...

  • Lasting Marks
    Lasting Marks Charlie Lyne 2018, UK
    The story of sixteen homosexual men put on trial for sadomasochism in the dying days of Thatcher’s Britain and publicly humiliated by the police, the prosecution and the tabloid press.

  • Letter from Masanjia
    Letter from Masanjia Leon Lee 2018, Canada
    It all started when Julie Keith from Oregon USA found an SOS note in a box of “Made in China” Halloween decorations. Setting off a chain of events that exceed ...

  • Riders of Destiny
    Riders of Destiny Michael Niermann 2019, Germany
    Two child jockeys, five and seven years old, living on an isolated island in Indonesia practice every day in truly appalling conditions, striving for victory in the national horse races.

  • Samouni Road
    La strada dei Samouni Stefano Savona 2018, France, Italy
    In the rural outskirts of Gaza City, a small community of farmers, the Samouni family, is about to celebrate a wedding. This is the first glimpse of hope since the ...

  • Spring
    Spring Nikos Ziogas 2018, Greece
    The film follows two young lesbians from Syria who left their homes and families behind amidst the ongoing conflict and arrived in Greece, where they start a new life of ...

  • The Republic's Couriers
    Les Coursiers de la République Badredine Haouari 2018, France
    Three young men who live in the degraded Parisian suburbs (banlieues) work as bicycle couriers, sweeping every day the flooded by tourists streets of the metropolitan area. Although they have ...

  • This Changes Everything
    This Changes Everything Tom Donahue 2018, USA
    In the last 100 years, Hollywood has emerged as one of the most influential forces in shaping our society’s perceptions and expectations of women and girls in everyday life. Told ...

  • Wars Don't End
    De Uonskede Dheeraj Akolkar 2018, Norway
    Seventy years after the end of World War II, five innocent victims break the silence and share their lifelong struggles. Born to German soldiers and mothers from occupied Norway, these ...

  • What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?
    What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? Roberto Minervini 2018, Italy, USA, France
    During the summer of 2017, a string of brutal killings of African-Americans in the southern States left the country in shock, reviving dark times. A meditation on racial discrimination, once ...

  • Yubi
    Γιούμπι Julia Speropoulos 2018, Greece
    After her father attempted to kill her at the young age of 17, Aspasia struggles daily, with her mother’s help, to survive and overcome the many obstacles caused by her ...

  • Zero Impunity
    Zero Impunity Nicolas Blies, Stéphane Hueber-Blies 2018, Luxembourg, France
    An ambitious transmedia project that serves as centerpiece of a global campaign to put an end to the impunity for sexual violence in current armed conflicts. A combination of investigative ...

01 March 2019
19:45 Samouni Road | La strada dei Samouni TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 036
02 March 2019
19:00 Zero Impunity | Zero Impunity TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 136
03 March 2019
13:15 Zero Impunity | Zero Impunity FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 243
22:30 Lasting Marks | Lasting Marks FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 247
22:30 The Republic's Couriers | Les Coursiers de la République FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 247
04 March 2019
19:45 Yubi | Γιούμπι JOHN CASSAVETES ID: 356
05 March 2019
20:00 Wars Don't End | De Uonskede PAVLOS ZANNAS ID: 426
20:30 Letter from Masanjia | Letter from Masanjia FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 446
20:30 #Female Pleasure | #Female Pleasure STAVROS TORNES ID: 466
21:30 Yubi | Γιούμπι CHRISTOS TSAKIRIS ID: ---
23:00 This Changes Everything | This Changes Everything OLYMPION ID: 417
06 March 2019
13:00 Samouni Road | La strada dei Samouni OLYMPION ID: 513
13:00 Wars Don't End | De Uonskede TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 533
15:45 #Female Pleasure | #Female Pleasure OLYMPION ID: 514
20:00 This Changes Everything | This Changes Everything TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 536
22:00 What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? | What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? OLYMPION ID: 517
22:30 Spring | Spring JOHN CASSAVETES ID: 557
07 March 2019
15:30 Letter from Masanjia | Letter from Masanjia PAVLOS ZANNAS ID: 624
21:30 Spring | Spring SYKIES MUNICIPAL THEATER ID: ---
08 March 2019
20:00 Riders of Destiny | Riders of Destiny TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 736
22:30 I Hate New York | I Hate New York TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 737
09 March 2019
13:00 I Hate New York | I Hate New York TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 833
13:15 What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? | What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? OLYMPION ID: 813
15:30 Riders of Destiny | Riders of Destiny STAVROS TORNES ID: 864
10 March 2019
15:00 The Republic's Couriers | Les Coursiers de la République TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 934
15:00 Lasting Marks | Lasting Marks TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 934

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