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SEASON IN MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs and Darwin The 8th Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) is thrilled to announce a selection of highlights from its 2015 program. Kicking off in Melbourne then touring nationally, these highlights will form part of an entertaining and innovative program…

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HRAFF Presents A Special Preview Screening of Still Alice

HRAFF presents a special preview screening of STILL ALICE for Sydney Film Fundraiser. Join the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival for its first Sydney film fundraiser – a special event preview screening of STILL ALICE at Dendy Cinema, Newtown, starring Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart and Alec Baldwin. “This is an…

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HRAFF Presents A Special Preview Screening of CitizenFour

Join the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival for their 2015 film fundraiser – a special event preview screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary film CITIZENFOUR at the Cinema Nova. CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his…

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Free Screening at Twilight Cinemas, Open Captioned

Pack your picnic blankets and folding chairs for the Open Captioned Twilight Cinema screening of 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' beneath the stars. supported by Human Rights Arts & Film Festival and presented Vicdeaf , happening this Saturday 25 October. Admission is free!   THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is…

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HRAFF Speaker inspires 15-year old volunteer

Brooklyn Judd didn't anticipate the impact Bianca Graham's talk would have when she volunteered at the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival Gala event this year.  The Gala is a key event in HRAFF's fundraising calendar and each year we ask a speaker to attend the event, to bring awareness…

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HRAFF announces new Program Director, Malcolm Blaylock

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Malcolm Blaylock to the position of Program Director for HRAFF 2015. Malcolm has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the programming, curation and direction of film festivals and theatrical productions, both locally and abroad. One…

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Make an Impact! Masterclass with Ian Darling

Ian Darling is an award winning documentary filmmaker, the head of Shark Island Productions and global social impact campaigner. In May 2014, HRAFF was proud to invite Ian Darling to present a master class on social impact documentaries. The class focussed on creating effective outreach and education campaigns and attracting…

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Special screening of PAUL KELLY – STORIES OF ME

Head down mid-week to the beautiful Mornington Peninsula for a very special event on Tuesday 15 July, a screening of PAUL KELLY - STORIES OF ME. Presented by the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and the Mornington Peninsula Shire, you will be delighted by this toe-tapping and revealing film that digs deeply…

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HRAFF Awards Recipients for 2014!

After two weeks of spectacular human rights film HRAFF is proud to announce the shining features and shorts that captured our esteemed judges panel as well as our audience's hearts and minds and award them with the HRAFF Film Awards. The HRAFF award that recognises and promotes exceptional films that connect…

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Thank You, Melbourne! - Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Thank You, Melbourne!

A big THANK YOU to all our supporters for not only making HRAFF 2014 in Melbourne not only one of the best festivals, but also one of our biggest! We have grown with your help and we hope you've grown with us - experiencing and inspiring yourselves through our spectacular…

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