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 fourteenth annual festival this year.
The Human Rights Film Festival, with the central headquarter in Barcelona and offices in Paris and New York, 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.

Awards & Prizes

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)

Rules & Terms

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.