A premier International Film Festival in Kathmandu Nepal. Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival is running since 2010. This year the 7th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival will be organized from 4th to 7th April, 2019.

The Seventh Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF) will be held during April 04-07, 2019 in Kathmandu. Over 30 selected films from around the globe made on human rights issues will be screened during the festival. The film screening will be done at two auditoriums in Kathmandu. All the screenings will be followed by discussion on the film with the filmmakers.

The films will be screened under following sections:

- Competition section
The films produced during 2017 and 2018 will be eligible to participate in this section. The films need to be based on at least one aspect of human rights. They could be both fictions and documentaries. The films need to fulfill all the criteria set by the organizing committee.

- Special Screening
Special films that could not fulfill all the criteria of competitive section but are important in raising the human rights issues will be screened in this section. This section will also cover such films, which may not want to compete under the other section. Films from partners of the NHRIFF, which are qualified for being selected for the festival but could not participate in the competitive section due to the conflict of interest, will also be screened under this section.

- Yesteryears Eyes
Classics from the yesteryears, which deal with human rights issues, will be screened under this section.

- Partners' Panorama
This section will screen the films produced by organizations, who are partners of the 7th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival. These films will not be recognized as official entries to the festival. But the festival will only provide a platform for the partners to show their works.

Best Documentary (Nepal) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $400)
Best Fiction (Nepal) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $400)
Best Documentary (International) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $400)
Best Fiction (International)( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $400)
Special Jury Mention ( Trophy and certificate of Achievement )

Competition section
The films produced during 2017 and 2018 will be eligible to participate in this section. The films need to be based on at least one aspect of human rights. They could be both fictions and documentaries. The films need to fulfill all the criteria set by the organizing committee.

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  • Kasha Sequoia Slavner

    Really honoured to have been selected for this important festival. Wish I could have been there in person - maybe another time soon!

    May 2018
  • Patar Simatupang

    It is certainly an important film festival to have but it requires to organise it more professionally.

    May 2018
  • Such a beautiful and well organized film festival!

    April 2018
  • Fantastic festival!!, thanks a lot for the selection of 'preferentes', it was an honour to participate in your festival!!

    March 2018
  • Denny Rauen

    Wondeful films and opportunity to share

    March 2018