HRWeekend: European Sneak Preview

At the start of the program, it will be revealed which documentary will be screened. Join us!

Exclusive film

This Human Rights Weekend, we are welcoming you to a very special screening event. Join us for an exclusive European sneak preview of a ground-breaking and history-making documentary film. The film portrays a modern-day political power struggle and the citizen activists who refused to accept it. It includes front-line footage and interviews with a wide array of those involved and is a must-see for anyone eager to make sense of recent history.

This film will by introduced by Diederik Baazil, Fellow at De Groene Amsterdammer.

Got curious already? Read this Dutch article that was published about this program by De Groene Amsterdammer on January 29th, 2020.

Human Rights Weekend

Human Rights Watch, De Balie, and partners present the eighth edition of Human Rights Weekend. Find out where you stand and learn more about human rights, by participating in a weekend of films, discussions, and more. Meet film directors, Human Rights Watch researchers, journalists, and others and discover your position on topics such as the link between human rights violations and your clothing, the struggles involved in being intersex, and the use of protest as a tool for change. The event covers a wide range of countries, from France to China and from Bangladesh to Chile. Join us in Amsterdam, and find out where you stand.

All programs will be in English.


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HRWeekend 2020:
6 – 8 February


Diederik BaazilFellow at Groene Amsterdammer

Be the first to see this special screening about political protest.