About

The Swedish Human Rights Film Festival

human rights film festival

The Swedish Human Rights Film Festival runs every year in Lund.

First of all, the fourth Swedish Human Rights Film Festival runs from March 20 to 24, 2019.

So What Will I Get?

  • Human rights films
  • Q&A sessions with experts, directors and actors
  • New insights on humanity’s major issues
  • Hope for a better future
  • Ideas to make a difference
  • Opportunities to network

swedish human rights film festivalWho Runs the Festival?

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law . We started the festival in 2016.

And we run the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival with Kino/Folkets Bio.

Also, Lund University and the Association of Foreign Affairs in Lund support the festival.

Furthemore, Lund municipality and Film i Skåne co-produce the festival.

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute

We combine human rights research with direct engagement.

Why? Because we want more people to understand and respect human rights.

First of all, the institute is named after Raoul Wallenberg. He was a Swedish diplomat. Most noteworthy, he worked in Hungary at the end of World War II. And Wallenberg saved tens of thousands of Jews and others at risk.

Since 1984

Furthermore, the institute has been affiliated with Lund University for decades. And today, we are around 75 people.

In addition, we have presences in six countries outside of Sweden. So we sit in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Jakarta, Nairobi, and Phnom Penh.

Past Years

2018 Programme

2017 Programme

2016 Programme

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