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

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
Human Rights Institute of Catalonia Award
International Journalism and Human Rights Awards
Human Rights Award
Survival International Award

Rules & Terms

All films must be about Human Rights.
The Festival will cover the travel expenses, meals and lodging for filmmakers invited to the Festival.
The Festival will subtitulate the selected films professionally in Spanish.
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.
All the awards can be honorific depending on the recived grants for that.
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these rules.