The sixteenth annual One World
international human rights documentary film festival will screen over 100 documentaries from 54 countries in Prague March 3-12.
Hosted by the Czech human rights NGO People in Need
, the festival will present films addressing some of the world’s most critical human rights issues, including the war in Syria, migration, minority rights, environmental protection and media freedom.
The films will be shown in theaters throughout Prague, and audience members will have the opportunity to discuss them with the filmmakers and other guests immediately after the screening. RFE/RL journalists will participate in the following post-screening discussions:
” looks at the many controversial aspects of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. —Russian Service Director Irina Lagunina
. March 5, 5:30 p.m. at The French Institute.
“Ukraine is Not a Brothel
” is the story of the women behind the provocative Ukrainian feminist group FEMEN.—Ukrainian Service Director Maryana Drach
. March 6, 8 p.m. at Ponrepo
” peers behind the curtain of diplomatic talks aimed at normalizing relations between Serbia and Kosovo in 2012-2013.—Balkan Service Director Gordana Knezevic
. March 5, 6 p.m. at the Prague Municipal Library.
“Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus
” follows the Belarus Free Theatre, an irreverent troupe whose members must perform in secret and are subject to threats and harassment by the regime.—Belarus Service reporter Siarhiej Shupa. March 8, 8 p.m. at Ponrepo.
RFE/RL’s Iraq Service Director Sergey Danilochkin
will participate in one of nine special panel discussions to be held at The French Institute on selected topics. Danilochkin will speak on the moral dilemma of the war in Syria on March 5, 7:30 p.m.
For more information about the festival, films, and how to buy tickets, visit Oneworld.cz