Amsterdam Human Rights Award
The Amsterdam Human Rights Award will be presented by the city of Amsterdam on Tuesday, November 20 to a documentary film that portrays the theme of human rights with great cinematographic force. The winning film will be chosen by three international jurors. This year ten films compete for the Amsterdam Human Rights Award.
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Island of the Hungry Ghosts
Gabrielle Brady – 2018
A crab migration, a ritual for wandering ghosts, and a heavily guarded Australian detention center are brought together in a mesmerizing contemplation of migration.
Anand Patwardhan – 2018
A broad-ranging examination of Indian society, where secular rationalists are hunted down as they attempt to stem the rising tide of religious and nationalist fundamentalism.
Arthur Pratt – 2018
A collective in Sierra Leone filmed during the 2014 Ebola crisis, in which thousands of people died, and emergency workers risked their lives to help the people of their country.
A Thousand Girls Like Me
Sahra Mani – 2018
This disturbing and inspiring story of Khatera, a young Afghan woman who brings charges against her father after he sexually abused her for many years.