12th Travelling Film Festival WATCH DOCS Returns After the Holiday Break


On September 9, the 12th Travelling Film Festival WATCH DOCS kicked off in the Bieszczady mountains. Screenings were organized in Ustrzyki Dolne, Cisna, Czarna Górna, Wetlina, Lutowiska, and Lipie.

In autumn, the festival will visit 19 more towns and cities, i.e.: Kraków, Wrocław, Katowice, Szczecin, Rzeszów, Gdańsk, Gdynia, Płock, Mrągowo, Chełm, Suwałki, Zielona Góra, Góra Kalwaria, Tczew, Sanok, Siedlce, Przemyśl, Dubiecko, and Gorzów Wielkopolski.

On September 25, we would like to invite you to the opening of young Ukrainian photographers exhibition, who documented the Ukrainian revolution in Kiev, Lviv, and Ivano-Frankivsk. The event will be held as part of the Travelling Festival WATCH DOCS in Mrągowo.

In 2014, the Travelling Film Festival, established and developed only thanks to local grassroots initiatives, will be organized in about 40 towns and cities. Local partners of the Social Institute of Film and the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights are responsible for picking up their favorite films from the repertoire of the WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF, held annually in Warsaw, as well as preparing their own program of side events, such as conferences, happenings, and Q&As with experts.

Further information about the festival in subsequent towns and cities can be found at the WATCH DOCS website and Facebook page (LINK: https://www.facebook.com/WATCHDOCSFILMFESTIVAL).

Entrance to all screenings and side events is free of charge.

The 12th Travelling Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film is organized within the framework of the project “International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film, Warsaw and Checkpoints – the Human Rights Program at the Bergen International Film Festival.”