Human Rights Film Festivals

Activism in Context

  • Sonia M. Tascón

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Framings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-14
    2. Sonia M. Tascón
      Pages 31-47
  3. Festival Internacional de Cine Derechos Humanos, Buenos Aires

  4. Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, New York

  5. Conclusions

    1. Sonia M. Tascón
      Pages 203-216
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 217-248

About this book


Human rights film festivals have been steadily growing in number in recent years. They are all bound by a common thread, human rights, and yet show distinctly different films. What leads them to be so different, and how is the universalism of human rights made sense by each?


Human rights films film festivals human rights festival programming political cinema Third Cinema political documentary cinema film neoliberalism

Authors and affiliations

  • Sonia M. Tascón
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the Sunshine CoastAustralia

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