The 8th Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
26.9 - 4.10.2018百老匯電影中心 Broadway Cinematheque
13.10.2018免費社區放映 Free community screening
Amnesty International Hong Kong
英語、廣東話、阿拉伯語、印度語及日語 | 英文字幕及中文通達字幕
English, Cantonese, Arabic, Hindi & Japanese | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
本片為2018年日內瓦國際電影節和人權論壇（International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights）開幕電影。
Only a democratic system is able to protect our freedom—but is this really the case? Russell challenges our illusions about democracy and freedom by painstakingly and repeatedly raising the questions: What is democracy? What is freedom? Whose freedom and democracy? Who is controlling and who is being controlled? Are we in the darkest times? Why are more and more elected political representatives recklessly destroying our most cherished values? The film covers events that occurred within 3 years, putting into a dialogue freedom fighters from 5 regions, including student protestors from the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement, comedians from Bollywood, a rapper from Tunisia, activists of the Black Lives Matter movement, and supporters of the conservative stance. The way the film strives to understand the rise of the Trump phenomenon and Illiberal Democracy through a global lens is what makes it a truly exceptional piece of work.
This film is the opening film for the 2018 International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights.
英語及菲律賓語 | 英文字幕及中文通達字幕
English & Filipino | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
Content moderators are people whose job is to review thousands of images that are uploaded online every day. They have to decide within seconds which ones to keep and which ones to delete. According to the outsourcing contract, not only are they prohibited from disclosing the relevant social media platform for which they are working, but also the actual deleted content itself. The images create in them unease and discomfort, and at the same time this requirement of confidentiality barring them from seeking any assistance. The Cleaners reveals to the audience the dark side of the big data era, and seeks to probe into the issues of the restriction of free speech and infringement of human rights in both the virtual and real worlds.
韓語 | 英文字幕及中文通達字幕
Korean | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
In October 2016, after the South Korean press uncovered the corruption behind the Park Geun-hye presidency, 30,000 citizens organised a candlelight vigil outside Seoul City Hall, demanding the president resign from her post. As an increasing number of protestors gather, all of their tiny flames unify to become a radiant torch, forcing Park to face her charges in the Constitutional Court. Each of the 10 short films in Candle in the Wave represents a tiny flame amidst many others—a voice amongst a sea of voices—those whose homelands are threatened by the THAAD system; mourners for the victims of the Sewol-ho shipwreck; animal rights activists; women cleaners; and those who regret supporting the conservative party, vowing never to become passive outsiders again. We are living in turbulent times. Perhaps Candle in the Wave will light up our world, and perhaps, we can do the same by trying to make a difference, however small it may seem.
阿拉伯語 | 英文字幕及中文通達字幕
Arabic | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
影片榮獲2017年辛丹斯電影節國際紀錄片評審團大獎（World Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival）；並入圍2018年奧斯卡最佳紀綠片。
Ever since the violent suppression of the 2011 Arab Spring, the local authorities, the Kurdish people, ISIS and the anti-government armies have been seeking to divide Aleppo, a city located in north-western Syria, between them. For so many years the people of Aleppo have been suffering from warfare, even though their greatest wish is merely to live a peaceful life. Sieges and continuous bombing have led to the depletion of resources and widespread destruction of the city, up till the point where it has become unbearable for the citizens. Together, they set up a pro-opposition volunteer organisation, the White Helmets. By following the tracks of bomber planes, they aim to trace down and rescue survivors from the ruins using only basic equipment that they can afford. Three members of the White Helmets led Fayyad and his crew through their journey between life and death, where there is ruthless murder as well as selfless sacrifice, and where one could reach out to hope even in the darkest corners of hell.
This film was awarded the World Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival; and was a nominee for the 2018 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
英語及阿拉伯語 | 英文字幕及中文通達字幕
English & Arabic | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
因為兩次暴動以及高高的以色列圍牆，Qalqilya動物園失去了很多動物，園長Dr. Sami Khader正急於讓園地恢復生氣，十分渴望得到一對新的長頸鹿。園長一心一意搞好這個巴勒斯坦唯一的，也是世上唯一位於佔領區內的動物園，花了九牛二虎之力才突圍而出，奇蹟地讓Qalqilya動物園晉身歐盟動物園及水族館協會。可是，園長和他的團隊最終發現自己的景況比牢籠裡的猩猩獅子更無助。
Qalqilya Zoo had lost many of its animals because of the two riots and the Israel-Gaza barrier. Zookeeper Dr. Sami Khader was eager to bring life back into the zoo, and was especially keen on getting a new pair of giraffes. The fact that Qalqilya Zoo is Palestine’s only zoo, and is also the world’s only zoo within an occupied region gave Khader all the more reason to spend his greatest effort in restoring it. Miraculously, it was successfully reinstated, and was entered into the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria. However, Khader and his team soon found themselves in a situation more desperate than that of the caged animals in Qalqilya Zoo.
英語、尼泊爾語、馬拉雅拉姆語、契維語、迦語、印度語及阿拉伯語 | 英文字幕及中文通達字幕
English, Nepali, Malayalam, Twi, Ga, Hindi & Arabic | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
The 6 protagonists in the film come from Ghana, Kenya, India and Nepal, and they have two things in common: their identity as migrant workers, and their passion for football. The Qatar government has imported 1.6 million foreign workers for the construction of the venue in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. These migrant workers from Southeast Asia and Africa settled in a camp at the edge of the desert, far away from the city. Although they work and live together, each remained lonely due to the long working hours and language barriers. In order to promote the event at a low cost, organisers of the FIFA World Cup along with 24 building companies came up with the idea of “Workers Cup”, allowing these migrant workers to play football in the venue which they are constructing. In this scheme, the site of exploitation was transformed into a place of sport and bonding. The world, like the football, is round. Everyone and everything are connected—The Workers Cup reflects this increasing trend of globalisation.
English | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
本片榮獲2016年南猶他國際紀錄片電影節最佳外國片（DOCUTAH Raven winner: Best Foreign Film）。
What are teenagers most concerned about nowadays? Ramsay has been laying the groundwork for this project to pose his big question to the world since he was 15 years old, “Will we still be whole if we do not enjoy the freedom of speech?” During the 5 years of filming, he has interviewed high school students of his age, CIA whistle blowers, English actor Jude Law, editor of WikiLeaks Assange, Belarus cultural workers, British journalist Sarah Harrison who once assisted Snowden in his whistle blowing campaign, C-BASE, media artist and free-speech activist Diani Barreto, and her 11-year-old daughter.
This film was the DOCUTAH Raven winner for Best Foreign Film.
百老匯電影中心 - 放映時間表 Broadway Cinematheque - Screening Schedule
|26/9||三 Wed||20:00||廿一世紀狼胎領袖 Freedom for the Wolf [字]|
|27/9||四 Thu||19:50||移民工的世界盃 The Workers Cup [字]|
|28/9||五 Fri||20:00||廿一世紀狼胎領袖 Freedom for the Wolf [字] [AD] [Sign]|
|29/9||六 Sat||15:00||逆權燭光 Candle in the Wave [字]|
|29/9||六 Sat||17:20||孤城最後的人 Last Men In Aleppo [字]|
|30/9||日 Sun||13:50||牆內人等長頸鹿 Waiting for Giraffes [字]|
|30/9||日 Sun||15:50||移民工的世界盃 The Workers Cup[字] [Sign]|
|1/10||一 Mon||14:00||網絡清道夫The Cleaners [字]|
|1/10||一 Mon||16:00||牆內人等長頸鹿 Waiting for Giraffes[字] [AD] [Sign]|
|2/10||二 Tue||19:35||孤城最後的人 Last Men In Aleppo[字]|
|3/10||三 Wed||19:30||逆權燭光 Candle in the Wave[字]|
|4/10||四 Thur||19:50||網絡清道夫The Cleaners[字] [AD] [Sign]|
•[字] 中文通達字幕 Accessible captions in Chinese
•[AD] 提供粵語口述影像 Audio Description in Cantonese will be provided
•[Sign] 映後談附設香港手語傳譯 Hong Kong Sign interpretation will be available in the post-screening discussion
Tickets available from 27 August 2018 onwards
Broadway Cinematheque 地址：油麻地眾坊街3號駿發花園（港鐵油麻地站C出口）
Address: Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon (MTR Yau Ma Tei Station - Exit C)
Tickets available at the box office and ATM at the cinema
查詢熱線Enquiry Hotline 2388 0002
A handling fee will be charged on each ticket purchased online or by phone:
$8 per ticket (from Mon to Fri), $10 per ticket (on Sat, Sun & public holidays)
票價 Ticket Price
bc VIP 及 MOViE MOViE (MM) 會員 bc VIP and MOViE MOViE (MM) members
The categories of films in the programme are not yet rated by the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration. If any film is classified as Category III, notice will be posted in cinemas and www.cinema.com.hk.
Free community screening
FREE SPEECH FEAR FREE
13/10 六 Sat - 20:00
聖公會基榮小學外 Outside SKH Kei Wing Primary School
地址 Address： 九龍大角咀荔枝角道23號
23 Lai Chi Kok Road, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon
Accessible captions in Chinese will be available; Audio Description in Cantonese will be provided during the screening; Hong Kong Sign interpretation will be available in the post-screening discussion.
Human Rights Film Club
We are happy to announce the Human Rights Film Club is back! If you are passionate about films and human rights, we cordially invite you to make a donation and join the Human Rights Film Club. Your support allows us to provide donation will be used for providing audio description, accessible captions and sign interpretation services. Every person, including friends with visual and hearing disabilities, will be able to enjoy a barrier-free movie-going experience, as well as learn more about human rights. Moreover, your support is important for promoting human rights through free screenings and post-screening talks in community and on campuses. Join the film club now and enjoy all the member benefits. Spaces are limited! 20 spots are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration deadline: 20 August 2018.
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The 8th Human Rights Documentary Film Festival partners
Organised by: Amnesty International Hong Kong
全力支持 Supported by:
社區前進 Community March
囂民集作 The Human Commons
Venue Partner: Broadway Cinematheque
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