Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (8)



Deadlines

29 Jul 2019
Call for entries

15 Oct 2019
Standard deadline

15 Nov 2019
Late deadline

15 Nov 2019
Final deadline

23
days

14 Jan 2020
Notification date

05 Mar 2020
08 Mar 2020

Address

Buddha Nagar 10,  44621, Kathmandu, Three, Nepal


Festival description
Human Rights Films
Short film festival
Feature film festival


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
Share on Social Networks
 Facebook 
 Tweet



Photo of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival
Photo of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival

Photo of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival
Photo of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival

Nepali
English


Festival start: 05 March 2020      Festival end: 08 March 2020

A premier International Film Festival in Kathmandu Nepal. Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival is running since 2010. This year the 5th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival will be organised from 23rd to 25th February, 2017.

A premier International Film Festival in Kathmandu Nepal. Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival is running since 2010. This year the 8th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival will be organized from 5th to 8th March, 2020.

The Eighth Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF) will be held during March 05-08, 2020 in Kathmandu. Over 70 selected films from around the globe made on human rights issues will be screened during the festival. The film screening will be done at two auditoriums in Kathmandu. All the screenings will be followed by discussion on the film with the filmmakers.


The films will be screened under following sections:

- Competition section
The films produced during 2018 and 2019 will be eligible to participate in this section. The films need to be based on at least one aspect of human rights. They could be both fictions and documentaries. The films need to fulfill all the criteria set by the organizing committee.

- Special Screening
Special films that could not fulfill all the criteria of competitive section but are important in raising the human rights issues will be screened in this section. This section will also cover such films, which may not want to compete under the other section. Films from partners of the NHRIFF, which are qualified for being selected for the festival but could not participate in the competitive section due to the conflict of interest, will also be screened under this section.

- Yesteryears Eyes
Classics from the yesteryears, which deal with human rights issues, will be screened under this section.

- Partners' Panorama
This section will screen the films produced by organizations, who are partners of the 8th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival. These films will not be recognized as official entries to the festival. But the festival will only provide a platform for the partners to show their works.

Best Documentary (Nepal) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $500)
Best Fiction (Nepal) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $500)
Best Documentary (International) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $500)
Best Fiction (International) ( Trophy, certificate of Achievement and cash prize of $500)
Special Jury Mention ( Trophy and certificate of Achievement )

1. A esteemed member of selection committee selects the films which will be presented in the competition section and none compilation section for screening. Each film invited to be part of the official selection by the Board of Directors will receive a Certificate of Participation.
2. Only films that meet the criteria mentioned in criteria section will be selected to be part of the film festival.

3. For the competition section
The films produced during 2018 and 2019 will be eligible to participate in this section. The films need to be based on at least one aspect of human rights. They could be both fictions and documentaries. The films need to fulfill all the criteria set by the organizing committee.
3. If participating in the “Short Film” category, films should not exceed 30 minutes in length, including credits.
3. Once a film has been selected it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival program during the event.
4. All non-English speaking films must be presented in their original version with English subtitles.
5. The Board of Directors selects all members of the jury for competition and screening. Each jury member will vote by a secret ballot.
6. The following will be accepted for the submission process:
– On Line secure screener

7. Please note that the films submitted will not be returned.


9. Any expenses for the shipping (for both import and export), screening and translation of films and DVDs presented to the selection committee with a view to their possible selection, are to be met by the film’s producers or relevant body. All expenses for the transportation and insurance of prints are also the responsibility of their owner.
10. The Film Festival office has the power to settle all cases not covered by the present rules and regulations.
11. WE DO NOT PAY SCREENING FEES.

  

 
  

Discover great films & festivals, one click away

Register
Login