Browse previous selections from the Human Rights Watch Film Festival
This timely, coming of age story follows Ava, a teenage girl whose life is dictated by the constraints of her conservative, patriarchal community in Tehran.
In this master class featuring a variety of imagery from the Rohingya crisis in Burma, we will explore the use of photography and satellite imagery.
During this session, we explore the challenges as well as opportunities involved in environmental activism.
During three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Maryland, award-winning filmmaker Marilyn Ness takes viewers beyond the headlines and into the lives of community members, police, and government officials.
Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi joins two awe-inspiring women on the front lines.
An Iraqi translator for the US military is wrongfully accused of being a double agent, and over the course of his interrogation by the military, his culturally forbidden sexuality comes to light.
Filmmaker Mo Naqvi will vote for the first time during Pakistan's elections. But Mo has a tough choice.
Jaha's Promise is a touching story about a young girl's struggle to take control of her own body.
For the past eight years Muhi, a young boy from Gaza, has been trapped in an Israeli hospital.
When an uprising breaks out in the Occupied Palestinian Territories in 1987, a young woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad is a 25-year-old lifeline to the Yezidi community.
Roman (Popi) and Ruth (Nani) Blank have been married for 65 years, but at age 95, Roman reveals a secret that tests their seemingly invincible union, in Brandon and Skyler Gross' touching portrait of their grandparents.