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#Green-ers are #Winners! – Instagram Competition

The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival  are all for promoting a more sustainable and environmentally aware community - by not only showing how we could improve but how we're doing our bit already! To go in the running to win a brand new bike, courtesy of Cell Bikes in North…

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Secure your seat to the Post-Film Conversation of The Square!

HRAFF OPENING NIGHT IS TOMORROW! For all those lucky ones who've already snapped up your ticket - a notice that THE SQUARE will be screened in both Cinema 1 and Cinema 2 with the live panel discussion between Waleed Aly and Adel Abdel Ghafar in Cinema 2. Seating is unreserved so please…

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What’s your age again? No matter, it’s doors open to HRAFF!

Forget the classifications, it's doors open to HRAFF! For a select line up of films, classifications have been exempt, meaning everyone’s invited! These punchy human rights films tell real and unique stories from places near, far and from where you never even knew about. So, gather the crew and check…

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HRAFF x Mothers’ Day brings you ‘Movie Date with Mum’

Mothers' Day around the corner and plans are still floating in the wind? Book Mum in for a movie date with our two female focused flicks! Breastmilk  explores the big question on the act of breastfeeding - 'How did something so common become so contentious?' An open and insightful conversation…

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Getting your HRAFF tix? Best check out our Programmer’s Picks!

“As a programmer, sometimes you start watching a film and have an immediate feeling of “we NEED to have this film...”  “My picks offer surprise – illuminating and perplexing..." “This film transports you to an unknown region, delivering a systematic shockwave to your body and mind..."   If you're making…

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HRAFF x Das T-shirt Automat present the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival Official T-Shirts for 2014!

HRAFF has solicited the help of the kind folk at Das T-shirt Automat to bring you quality Human Rights Film Festival Official T-Shirts for 2014! Check out Ella, our Festival Director, sporting HRAFF's geometric tee below! The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival t-shirt is bright, bold and will be popping up…

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HRAFF 2014 Animated Screener

Check out our suave new animated screener soon to be everywhere on big and little screens near you! A big thanks to Method Studios for this marvellous video. Shapes never looked so good!  

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Australian Volunteers International: Inspiring change through women’s empowerment

HRAFF are glad to have our supporter, Australian Volunteers International provide HRAFF with a guest post of the ever important conversation of Inspiring change through women's empowerment - read on to hear how AVI are supporting this cause. Inspiring change through women’s empowerment   According to UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender…

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HRAFF’s spreading the JOY on air!

Just in case you missed it, HRAFF was on air with 94.9 JOY.FM's morning show, Froth on Joy sharing the good news about what the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival has in store for audiences in 2014, in Melbourne and around Australia. Our Opening Night film - Academy Award Nominee,…

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HRAFF 2014 Program Announced!

The 7th Human Rights Arts & Film Festival is here, and we can’t wait to share it with you! The full program of award-winning films, art and industry forums have been announced and it’s our strongest yet. Kick it all off with the 2014 mash-up. Watch it here! Direct from…

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