Menschenrechte Film Festival "this human world" von 3. bis 13.12. in Kooperation mit dem BIM

Das Film Festival "this human world" startet in die zweite Runde. Auch dieses Jahr werden von 3. bis 13. Dezember 2009 in drei Wiener Kinos über 100 Spiel- und Dokumentarfilme von RegisseurInnen aus aller Welt gezeigt, die sich in ihren Arbeiten mit aktuellen menschenrechtsbezogenen Themen auseinandersetzen. Das Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Menschenrechte hat einige Filme ausgewählt, die einen starken inhaltlichen Bezug zu dessen Tätigkeit aufweisen. Nach den Filmvorführungen wird jeweils eine Diskussionsrunde mit Experten aus der Praxis und wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeitern des Instituts abgehalten.

Zusätzlich findet am Mo., 7.12. um 11.30h, eine Pressekonferenz statt, an der unter anderem Manfred Nowak teilnehmen wird. Die Einladung finden Sie hier.


07.12., 19:00 hrs, Burg Kino - My brother’s keeper

The Danish filmmaker Jørgen Flindt Pedersen accompanies BIM’s Director Manfred Nowak in his function as UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and examines the prevalence of torture in today’s world. After the screening a panel discussion with Manfred Nowak, Jørgen Flindt Pedersen and others will take place. [more info]


08.12., 19:00 hrs, Burg Kino - 10 Conditions of Love

The documentary follows Rebiya Kadeer, one of China’s most vocal critics and a prominent leader of the Muslim Uyghur community in western China. Two years of solitary imprisonment have not stopped her from working for the rights of her people. Mrs. Kadeer will be participating in a panel discussion after the screening. [more info]


09.12., 19:00 hrs, Diplomatic Academy – Public Lecture:
Abschiebungen – Unvermeidbar? Historische Perspektiven und Problemstellungen der Gegenwart

Panel discussion held in German, dealing with the system and practice of deporting asylum seekers. Organised by the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” in cooperation with the Platform “Neuverortung Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte”. [more info]


10.12., 19:00 hrs, Top Kino – “8“

The eight Millennium Development Goals are the topic of the documentary “8”. Eight prominent directors such as Wim Wenders and Gus van Sant investigate in eight episodes where we stand today in terms of poverty reduction, child mortality etc. 5 years before the deadline of 2015. [more info]


11.12., 18:30 hrs, Top Kino - Hotel Sahara

Nouadhibou is a small town bordered on one side by the Sahara desert and on the other side by the ocean, separating Africa from Europe. It is a gathering place for many hoping for better life on the other side. After the screening there will be a discussion with Corinna Milborn (“Festung Europa”), Elias Bierdel (Cap Anamur) and others. [more info]


12.12., 19:00 hrs, Top Kino - Crossing the Line

A policeman threatens to torture a suspect in order to save the life of a young boy. To foil an assassination an army officer shoots at a prisoner. Is it ever acceptable to use force for 'the greater good'? What does it take to make a person threaten, beat or even kill another? Panel discussion with Mortem Kjaerum (Fundamental Rights Agency) and Julia Kozma (BIM, designated Austrian member to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture). [more info]


13.12., 21:00 hrs, Schikaneder - Afghan Women behind the Wheel

Women driving cars is far beyond the ordinary in Kabul, in a society shattered by war and religious fundamentalism, and with strict gender roles. This documentary portrays four women behind the wheel and their longing for a more independent life. [more info]

 
Link: this human world Festivalseite

 

Trailer this human world 2009