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The best, recent documentary films tell the stories of Chinese children living in a heap of plastic rubbish, an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker, Syrian bloggers, Brazilian media ninjas, and a female football player waiting for a visa. A series of peculiar fates can be witnessed at the 14th Verzio International Human Rights Film Festival.

100 films from 44 countries at 14th Verzio Film Festival

Stand up for human rights with creative documentary films!

Watch the videos we shot at Sziget Festival on our YOUTUBE channel!

A Student Jury was invited to Verzio 14 following the tradition of the previous years, to award the best human rights documentary film of the festival. The jury was selected on a competitive basis, answering an open call for jury members.

Project period: September – November, 2017
Application deadline: August 25, 2017 or until the position is filled. 


Film screenings at 25th Sziget Festival

August 12-14, 2017
Locations: Tent Without Borders, Magic Mirror

Impact Through Film - Human Rights In Focus

Workshop dates: November 11-15, 2017
Screening of the films produced at the workshop: November 15, 2017 @ Blinken OSA

The application period closed, the tutors selected the following projects:

APPLICANT FROM Project title
Dubinyák, Réka Hungary Ali
Gordeeva, Valentina UK/Russia My mom, her summerhouse
and other stuff
Haragonics, Sára
Dér, Asia
Hungary It's Her Story
Ignacz, Judit
Palandjian, Nora
Hungary/Armenia We Can Never Fall
on our Knees
Saglam, Guliz Turkey All I Wish To Tell
Somogyvári, Gergő Hungary Endless Shadow
Vinogradov, Aleksandr Brussels/Russia Queer Tango Goes to Russia

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June 12, 7pm, Magvető Café

A moving film about a young teenage girl who was to be sold by her mother.

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