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 19 annual festival this year.
The Human Rights Film Festival, with the central headquarter in Barcelona, is the oldest independent Human Rights Film Festival and one of the most important festival on Human Rights in all Spain and one of Spain’s most important and widely internationally established festival on Human Rights.

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

2022 Non-competitive Section:
- Special Award

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

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.
The festival reserves the right to change the final program.
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these rules.

Overall Rating
  • Sol Martínez

    A wonderful experience.
    The organization was excellent.
    Feature films and short films from several places of the world of very good level.
    Next year I hope to return.

    December 2017