HRAFF 2019: Coming May 9-23. Save the date!

2018 HRAFF Film – ‘A Woman Captured’ will be screening in Sydney on Wednesday October 10


The Song Keepers

A simple classroom is the setting for this complex exploration of the starkly relevant topic of mass global immigration.


Jaha’s Promise – Canberra

As one of the countless victims of female genital mutilation, JAHA’s Promise is not only a commitment to her daughter but also a successful campaign against the relentless female genital mutilation.


Border Politics – Canberra

Having made its World Premiere at HRAFF, Border Politics questions whether the West has lost its moral compass adopting ideas that reject humanity and undermine democracy.


Last Men In Aleppo – Canberra

Through the volunteers from the White Helmets we experience the daily life, death and struggle in the streets, where they are fighting for sanity in a city where war has become the norm.


A Woman Captured – Canberra

Marish has been exploited and abused for more than 10 years by the woman for whom she toils as a housekeeper—entirely unpaid.


Her Sound Her Story – Canberra

Making its world premiere at HRAFF, the film features an intimate conversation with an exclusively female line-up to tell their stories, and look for solutions to ensuring a more inclusive, diverse future.



Check out Actor Shareena Clanton's powerful opening address at the 2018 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival in Melbourne. With After the Apology being the opening film, Clanton highlights the harrowing past and present of the stolen generations, where above all “this [film] is about truth telling.”


HRAFF Wins the Annual Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation Arts Award

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival been awarded the prestigious annual Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation Arts Prize, announced at the Peace Foundation Gala on Saturday 11 November. The prize is presented to one organization annually which has shown to make a contribution to peace through the arts.

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