The 16th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival, co-presented by TIFF and Human Rights Watch, features a diverse lineup celebrating the power individuals can hold in complex social and political situations.

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Most screenings are accompanied by exciting discussions with filmmakers, Human Rights Watch researchers, or subject-matter experts to spark conversations around the challenging issues featured in these films.


The Silence of Others
dirs. Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar

A Family Tour
dir. Ying Liang

No Box For Me. An Intersex Story
dir. Floriane Devigne

Ghost Fleet
dirs. Shannon Service and Jeffrey Waldron

The Cleaners
dirs. Moritz Riesewieck and Hans Block

Life Without Basketball
dirs. Tim O'Donnell and Jon Mercer

Roll Red Roll
dir. Nancy Schwartzman