Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos de Barcelona / Paris / NYC (15)



09 Jan 2018
Call for entries

30 Jun 2018
Festival closed

16 Nov 2018
Notification date

19 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018


c/regomir n 3,  08002, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Festival description
Derechos Humanos
Short Films
Feature Films

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
Spanish English
Spanish English
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All films must be about Human Rights.

• The Festival will subtitle selected films professionally into Spanish and will offer these subtitles with no charge for the director to use.

Films of all kinds of geners, durations and years.

Festival start: 19 November 2018      Festival end: 29 November 2018

To show films that make us think, awaken our conscience, denounce injustice and reflect the social and cultural diversity of humanity. This is the objective of The Human Rights Film Festival, which will celebrate its 13th annual festival this year.

The Human Rights Film Festival, with headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Paris and New York, is the most important festival on Human Rights in Catalonia, one of Spain’s most important and widely internationally established festival.

Among the Festival in Barcelona, the simultaneous venues at Paris and New York and especially more than 20 screenings in different countries, after the Festival.

Competitive Section:
- Best Feature Film
- Best Medium-Length Film
- Best Fiction Short Film
- Best Documentary Short Film

Non-competitive Section:
- Special Award by Institute of Human Rights of Catalonia

Special Awards by the Organization:
- Human Rights Award
- Human Rights and Journalism Awards:
- Letters Award (Written media)
- Voices Award (Radio)
- Look Award (TV)

Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos de Barcelona/París/NYC


All films must be about Human Rights.

If your film is selected in some cases you will have to send the film in digital format with high definition to the subtitles department.

The Festival will do international shows of the official section films in Spain and in countries of the global south in the world, with the aim to spread human rights themes before the beginning of the next edition.

If the Festival don't answer one time you know the reception of the material was done is because your film has not been selected.

Not all the films will be screened in the three cities.
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these rules.



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