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Document Human Rights Film Festival

Sun 24 January — Sun 31 January 2021

Document Human Rights Film Festival returns for its 18th edition, prompting new ways of viewing, resisting, and affirming our shared relationship to human rights, online 25-31 January.

Taking a deep dive into the 'politics of viewing' and the role of cinema in a world of perpetual emergency, the programme features 12 feature documentaries, a desktop-documentary performance, a critical reading group, an industry-focused critical forum, filmmaker Q&As, workshops and discussions, and a director masterclass - all available UK wide.

View the programme

Click here to view the full programme of the 18th edition.

How to attend

Click here for full ticketing information.

Access to films in the Document Film Festival programme can be purchased in the following ways:

Individual rental (£5 full price / £3 concessions)
Festival Pass containing all the films included in the programme (£15 full price / £10 concessions).

All films in the programme are available online throughout the festival week (*with the exception of Infinity Minus Infinity and No Data Plan) from anywhere in the UK via the streaming platform, Indy on Demand in partnership with Shift72. You will need to create a free Indy account.

Live and pre-recorded events are free to access from anywhere in the world.

For updates follow: @DocuFilmFest and #Document21


Films listed with the CC icon, will have full closed captions / SDH available. All other films in our programme will have English subtitles.

Get in touch via info@documentfilmfestival.org if you need further assistance.