Meet the films which have been nominated for the special Festival award Rights Now!
Before Father Gets Back, dir. Mari Gulbiani
When Lambs Become Lions, dir. Jon Kasbe
The Magic Life of V, dir. Tonislav Hristov
Game Girls, dir. Alina Skrzeszewska
Children of Congo, Listen!, dir. Natacha Ikoli, Patrick Flynn
Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World, dir. Hans Pool
The Cleaners, Hans Block, Moritz Riesewieck
Pre-Crime, dir. Matthias Heeder, Monika Hielscher
Island of the Hungry Ghosts, dir. Gabrielle Brady
Still Recording, dir. Ghiath Ayoub, Saeed Al Batal
The award will be given to a creative documentary film which observes and analyzes the contemporary world and makes a significant contribution to the discussion about human dignity, freedom and equality. The award will be accompanied with a monetary prize of 1,500 euros. The winner in this nomination will be picked by our special jury.
In addition, one of the films nominated for the Rights Now! award will receive a prize from Current Time, an independent Russian speaking online platform. The prize is $3,000 and aims to support unique filmmaking talent whose film inspires change.
Credit photo: Pre-Crime, dir. Matthias Heeder, Monika Hielscher