16th WATCH DOCS IFF Lineup

The 16th WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF will kick off on Friday, Dec 9 at the Muranów Cinema. The lineup of the 7-day festival features 60 films from all over the world. Below, we present the full program of this year’s WATCH DOCS.

16th WATCH DOCS IFF Press Accreditations

Journalists can now apply for press accreditations to the 16th WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF.

How to become a volunteer at the 16th WATCH DOCS IFF

The WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film International Film Festival is about to kick off for the 16th time. We are looking for all persons willing to help us organize the event.

The call for entries is now closed

The call for entries to the 16th WATCH DOCS IFF is now closed.

16th WATCH DOCS IFF - Last Call for Entries

The call for entries to the 16th WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF will be open until August 1. We would like to thank all of those who have already sent in their entries.

FUTURE DOCS bursary

The Jury of the first edition of FUTURE DOCS - Barak Heymann, Sirkka Moeller, Dorota Roszkowska, Rada Šešiċ and Maarten Stoltz took into consideration eight projects developed since first FUTURE DOCS workshop in Warsaw in December 2015.

Film nominated by WATCH DOCS wins Golden Hobby-Horse in Kraków

Wojciech Kasperski wins the National Competition at the 56th Krakow Film Festival.

WATCH DOCS nominations at the 56th Krakow Film Festival

The 56th edition of Poland's oldest documentary festival, kicks off on May 29. This year, it is already for the eleventh time that we are announcing WATCH DOCS nominations for the most intriguing human rights documentaries included in the Krakow Film Festival program, thereby inviting them to the competition of the WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF (December 9-15). This year, we have nominated two films.

Special screening - "A Quiet Inquisition" | May 15, Kino.Lab

We would like to invite you to a special screening of documentary "A Quiet Inquisition" (dir. Holen Sabrina Kahn, Alessandra Zeka), to be held at Kino.Lab / Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle on May 15 at 6.00 PM. Free tickets can be collected at the cinema box office.

Documentary "Freedom for Birth" on May 13 at 1Piętro (Foksal 11)

On Friday, the Centre for Thought of John Paul II oraganizes the screening of documentary "Freedom for Birth", presented at the 12th WATCH DOCS. Admittance free of charge.

2016 WATCH DOCS call for entries opened

We cordially invite all filmmakers, producers, and distributors to submit their documentaries to the 16th WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film International Film Festival to be held in Warsaw, between Dec 9–15, 2016.

FUTURE DOCS at One World Prague

FUTURE DOCS is a new, European project of the WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film International Film Festival, tailored for documentary filmmakers and human rights defenders. For the first time, FUTURE DOCS participants met in December in Warsaw at the 15th WATCH DOCS IFF. Stories presented by activists and human rights defenders were meant to serve as a source of inspiration for documentarians, who might choose to translate them into the cinematic language.

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