Movies that Matter@Den Haag: A Matter of Act

     |    Wednesday, der 30. March 2011

  … once again, the Movie that Matters Film Festivaltook place again this year in Den Haag – a city in Holland that is also the headquarters of important international tribunals and courts. The main section of the film festival  A Matter of Act highlights the dangerous and important work by human rights advocates from 

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Debate@FIFDH: Private Security Companies (PMC) above the Law?

     |    Thursday, der 17. March 2011

  Auditorium Arditi, Geneva   An audience of nearly 600 watched The Devil Operation at the Auditorium Arditi in Genf at the closing festivities of the FIFDH film festival.  Stephanie Boyd und Marco Arana can be seen here in the picture on the left as they deliver a thank you speech. Their film was awarded a 

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@FIFDH in Geneva: debates (post-) live

     |    Wednesday, der 9. March 2011

The Film Festival and International Forum for Human Rights (FIFDH) in Geneva offers not only films but also live debates.  Anyone interested can watch the debates in their entirety in the Live Debates section. The themes: Right to be a Roma, Human Rights Are Not Negotiable, Europe under the Boot of Populism or What’s after 

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Acceptance Speech of Father Marco Arana, Winner of the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award

     |    Wednesday, der 23. February 2011

Father Marco Arana (pictured here with Bianca Jagger), the Catholic priest who supports indigenous Peruvians in protecting their eco-system in opposition to foreign mining companies, received the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award. Arana and the surveillance operation and intimidation campaign mounted against him are the subjects of Stephanie Boyd’s (CHOROPAMPA, TAMBOGRANDE, co-directed with Ernesto 

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