The competition announcement of the XI edition of the Human Rights Film Festival of Naples was attended by authors from 37 countries of the world with a total of 170 works well divided into three competition sections:

  • 64 feature films;
  • 88 short films;
  • 18 youth films.

The works deal with all the main themes of Human Rights:
Environment, Migration, Refugees, Displaced, Forced Disappearances, Torture, Rights of the Child, Poverty, Violence, Women’s Rights, Worker’ Rights.

The film competition working group has selected 31 films:

  • 7 feature films;
  • 15 short films;
  • 9 youth films.

The stories are set in Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Serbia, Syria, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Venezuela.

The screening of the films will be divided into three days of the festival according to the following program:

Wednesday 27 November afternoon (from 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm):
Cave cavem by Alberto Grossi [ITALY, 2019, 30′]
The climate limbo by Paolo Caselli, Francesco Ferri, Elena Brunello [ITALY, 2019, 40′]
Guarding the forest by Max Baring and Karla Mendes [UK, 2019, 26′]
To feel your broken arms by Emilia Ruiz [SPAIN, 2019, 14′]
The man of the trees by Andrea Trivero [ITALY, 2018, 19′]

Wednesday 27 November evening (from 7.15 pm to 10 pm):
The trial of Ratko Mladić by Rob Miller and Henry Singer [UK, 2018, 1h40′]
Red ants by Maurizio Fantoni Minnella [ITALY, 2019, 1h2′]

Wednesday 27th November Youth section (from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm):
Harry and human rights [ITALY, 2018, 12′]
Coffin décolleté by Nancy Kamal [Egypt, 2019, 6′]
She who wasn’t tamed by Saleh Kashefi [IRAN, 2019, 15′]
Me First [GREECE, 2018, 4′]
Bosa by Aitana Serrallet [SPAGNA, 2019, 19′]
Cleats by Abdullah Şahin [TURKEY, 2019, 10′]
Turn it around [ISRAEL, 2019, 15′]
The swimsuit season by Antonino Valvo [ITALY, 2019, 5′]
Pupone by Alessandro Guida [ITALY, 2019, 15′]

Thursday 28 November afternoon (from 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm):
Tangle by Malihe Ghloamzadeh [IRAN, 2019, 7c]
A man, today by Alberto Nacci [ITALY, 2018, 11′]
The bomb of Dima Hamdan [SYRIA, 2019, 20′]
The burghers of Calais by Jesús Armesto [SPAIN, 2018, 1h30′]

Thursday 28 November evening (from 7.15 pm to 10 pm):
Teranga by Daisy Squires, Lou Marillier, Sophia Seymour [UK, 2019, 34′]
I am Rosa Parks by Alessandro Garilli [ITALY, 2018, 14′]
Refugee by Alexander J. Farrell [UK, 2018, 1h28′]
Who am I? Rose Hanawi [NETHERLANDS, 2018, 7]
Prisoner of society by Rati Tsiteladze [GEORGIA, 2018, 15′]

Friday 29 November afternoon (from 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm):
They were coming to get me by Álvaro de la Barra [CHILE, 2017, 1h24′]
Spears from all sides by Christopher Walker [USA, 2018, 1h30′]

Friday November 29 evening (from 7.15 pm to 10 pm):
I Insist to keep on filming by Anne Paq and Haidi Motola [PALESTINE, 2019, 10′]
Baladì – This is my village by Cristiano Regina [ITALY, 2019, 35′]
82 names: Syria, please don’t forget us by Maziar Bahari [USA, 2018, 48′]
Sardine’s trying to fly by Simon Safieh [SYRIA, 2019, 1h5′]

The synopsis of all selected films are available on the following website pages:

Feature Films
Short Films
Youth Films

Thanks to all authors for their qualified participation.