The Madrid Human Rights Film Festival aims to show a cinema with human values. The festival will celebrate its VI edition on 2021.
The festival includes in its programming films in genres of fiction, animation and documentary.

Human Rights Award Feature Film Section
Human Rights Award Documentary Short Film Section
Human Rights Award Fiction Short Film Section
Human Rights Award Medium Film Section
International Journalism and Human Rights Awards
Human Rights Award

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
  • Sabrina Van Tassel

    Amazing festival. It was online due to COVID-19 but they managed it very well. I highly recommend it.

    December 2020
  • Paola Rey

    En un año tan exigente ha sido muy especial y gratificante hacer parte de un festival que apoya y promueve una temática tan necesaria en nuestros días, los valores y derechos humanos.


    December 2020
  • Great Festival in Madrid that raises awareness of Human Rights Worldwide and caters to creators who's work fits in the theme.
    Definitely recommend submitting here.

    January 2018
  • Alex Jimenez

    Great Festival about Human Rights. Always necessary.
    I was very happy to have my documentary selected for the Festival Opening. Very nice and friendly staff.

    December 2017
  • Milena Debeljkovic

    The organization was amazing! I loved it! Thank u for beautiful one life experience!

    December 2017