One World International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: One World International Film Festival

SINCE: 1999

WHERE: Czech Republic

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Over the past 20 years One World has grown into the largest human rights documentary film festival in the world. Organized by People in Need, the festival works with a broad definition of human rights, and therefore in addition to films about political causes and development themes, the program also includes films about social issues, the environment and lifestyles.

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Swiss Film Special Flight Takes the Top Prize at One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Prague

Swiss Film Special Flight Takes the Top Prize at One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Prague

The winning films of this year’s One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Prague, Czech Republic were announced at the closing ceremony and the Best Film Award was given to Special Flight by Swiss director Fernand Melgar. This year the festival screened over 60 films including I am a Woman Now, Girl Model, The Price of Sex, Carte Blanche, Mama Illegal, Big Boys Gone Bananas!*, The Substance, and Taste the Waste. One World […]

2012 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival to focus on protests and unrest

2012 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival to focus on protests and unrest

The 14th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival has chosen a topical and compelling theme for this year’s event, which will focus on continuing protests and unrest in various parts of the world. One World’s films will show that, even though protest events from Bahrain to Greece to the USA have different means and goals, they all have one common element: committed young people who are demanding change in the established order […]

Winners of 2011 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Winners of 2011 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

  The 13th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Awards, will be presented on Thursday, March  17th in Prague’s Lucerna Cinema. One of the people who participated in this year’s festival was the British journalist Vaughan Smith, who is currently providing a refuge for controversial Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. When the final numbers are released, box office receipts are expected to be slightly up on last year. “When we add the attendance […]

One World uses “Empty Chair” to draw attention to imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo

One World uses “Empty Chair” to draw attention to imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo

One World International Film Festival running in Prague from March 8 to 17, 2011 will use an “Empty Chair” to draw attention to imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.  The Chinese dissident had been sentenced to 11 years in jail. During the One World festival viewers will come across an empty chair with the poster ofLiu in screening halls. In 2009, People in Need gave its Homo Homini award to the Chinese intellectual and […]