Human Rights Film Festival Berlin

HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021

16. - 25. September 2021

Patron 2020

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nadia Murad

THE ART OF CHANGE - A HYBRID FESTIVAL

16 - 25 SEPTEMBER 2021

Under the theme "The Art of Change", the stories of activists, human rights defenders and humanitarian aid workers are at the heart of the fourth festival edition.

The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin (HRFFB) returns to the heart of Germany's capital city from September 16 - 25, 2021 as a hybrid on- & offline festival under the headline title "The Art of Change". For 10 days, the festival will focus on stories of courageous people from all corners of the world - through a selection of around 40 outstanding, inspiring, touching and insightful documentaries.

This year, for the second time, the festival will be complemented by a forum offering art, culture and film professionals, activists, representatives of civil society organizations and academics a platform to discuss interdisciplinary approaches, exchange knowledge and learn from each other.

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2020 surely was something none of us could have expected. Despite the sudden turns and challenges, we ended up coming up with a very interesting year full of rich conversations on fundamental issues such as democracy, justice, freedom and the climate crisis.

2020 a year in a nutshell