The Films Nominated for the 'Rights Now!' Award

11 March 2019

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

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