The 10th Film and Human Rights in the World Exhibition is an
event that has celebrated, over its nine editions, the anniversary
of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed by the
United Nations General Assembly on December 10th, 1948.
The exhibition is dedicated to showing films that discuss current
Human Rights themes.
It is promoted by the Secretariat for Human Rights of the Presidency
of the Republic (SDH/PR), produced by ICEM Institute - Instituto
Cultura Em Movimento [Culture in Movement Institute], and sponsored
by Petrobras, BNDES, and Caixa Econômica Federal. The event
will take place in all 26 state capitals and the Federal District.
All sessions will have free admission.
The program will include a selection of contemporary films, which
will also be chosen through a public call for projects, in addition
to a historical retrospective, tributes, and special programs.
For the second consecutive year, the exhibition will also be
held in up to 1,000 cultural centers throughout Brazil, giving
it a decentralized and democratic quality in the Circuito Difusão
project, which will take place between January and April 2016.
Call for Projects
Scheduled for November and December 2015, the 10th Film and Human
Rights in the World Exhibition calls for audiovisual projects.
Films will be prospected and curated for exhibition in all state
capital and the Federal District
The event is focused on works completed between 2011 and 2015
that have a storyline that tackles aspects relevant to Human Rights,
• Persons with disabilities and their rights;
• The LGBT population/confrontation of homophobia;
• Memory and truth;
• Children, teenagers, and youth;
• Elderly persons;
• Population of African descent;
• Homeless individuals;
• Human Rights and public safety;
• Protecting Human Rights advocates;
• Right to political engagement;
• Elimination of torture;
• Democracy and Human Rights;
• Mental health;
• Culture and Education on Human Rights.
There is no restriction regarding duration, gender, or financing/completion
method. The sessions of the exhibition will support the digital
The submission form must be filled out, printed out, signed,
and mailed, along with a DVD copy of the film, by October 9th,
10ª Mostra Cinema e Direitos Humanos no Mundo
Instituto Cultura Em Movimento - ICEM
Av. Franklin Roosevelt, nº 23 sala 1201 – Centro
Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Further information may be obtained at the phone numbers below:
+55 21 3804.5600 (Instituto Cultura Em Movimento – Culture
in Movement Institute)
+55 61 2027.3905 (Secretaria de Direitos Humanos da Presidência
da República – Secretariat for Human Rights of the
Presidency of the Republic)