The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin is presenting Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi with an Honorary Award for Democracy and Freedom – on behalf of the countless brave and courageous women who are taking to the streets in Iran and fighting for freedom and justice. The documentary ‘Shirin Ebadi: Until We Are Free’ will be having its German premiere in Berlin at a special screening.
Shirin Ebadi documentary has its German premiere
‘As the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi has inspired generations of activists and women’s rights activists from around the world through her work as a human rights lawyer and her commitment to women’s rights. She has also inspired the women and men taking to the streets right now to protest the brutal regime in Iran, raising their voices against oppression and injustice, and fighting for freedom and democracy,’ says Anna Ramskogler-Witt, Director of the Human Rights Film Festival Berlin.
The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin is hosting the German premiere of the documentary ‘Shirin Ebadi: Until We Are Free’, which tells her story for the first time. The film was produced by an international team and directed by award-winning film maker Dawn Gifford Engle.
The award ceremony will take place on 21 October at 7.30 p.m. at Villa Elisabeth, Invalidenstr. 3, 10115 Berlin.
The special screening will take place on 23 October at 7.30 p.m. at the Colosseum cinema, Schönhauser Allee 123, 10437 Berlin. Tickets are available at hrffb.de