FIDH to participate in One World Film Festival

FIDH is pleased to announce its participation in the 9th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Brussels. From the 4-12 of May 2015, 17 films will be shown at various theaters and venues in Brussels, and each screening will be partnered with a debate featuring filmmakers, human rights activists, and representatives from human rights organizations.

FIDH is proud to participate in the screenings of Citizenfour and A Quiet Inquisition.

Citizenfour (May 5, 2015 / 6:30 PM / Goethe Institute / Rue Belliard 58 / Brussels)

Capturing the controversy that made headlines around the world, this film presents the story of Edward Snowden and issues regarding personal privacy. Jimena Reyes, FIDH Director of America’s Desk, will be participating in the discussion after the film with a representative from the United Nations Regional Centre in Brussels (UNRIC).

A Quiet Inquisition (May 8, 2015 / 7:30 PM / Cinema Aventure / Rue des Fripiers 57 / Brussels)

This film shares the story of Carla, a Nicaraguan doctor who is regularly faced with an ethical dilemma. After the Nicaraguan government approved a regulation to prohibit abortion, Carla is faced with the choice to obey the law that she considers to be a violation to women’s rights or assist her patients. Jimena Reyes, FIDH Director of America’s desk, will also be leading the discussion alongside Ondrej Jurik, head of Latin projects at PIN, and Wendy Flores Acevedo, lawyer at the Defense and Reporting Program of the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH).

This event is welcome to the general public. Most of the screenings are free of charge, yet tickets must be reserved in advance. For ticket reservations and other information, please click here.

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