“Human Dignity, Equality and Justice” – Sixth Annual Film Festival to Take Place in Minsk

The 6th Film Festival “Human Dignity, Equality and Justice” organized by the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Belarus will take place from 1 December through 10 December 2013 at “Pobeda” Cinema (20, Internatsionalnaya Street, Minsk). The festival is dedicated to Human Rights Day that is observed annually on December 10. The formal opening of the festival with the participation of the UN Resident Coordinator will take place at 7 p.m. on December 1.

The 6th Film Festival “Human Dignity, Equality and Justice” organized by the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Belarus will take place from 1 December through 10 December 2013 at “Pobeda” Cinema (20, Internatsionalnaya Street, Minsk). The festival is dedicated to Human Rights Day that is observed annually on December 10. The formal opening of the festival with the participation of the UN Resident Coordinator will take place at 7 p.m. on December 1.

The geography, thematic variety of films and – what is most important – focus on human rights and social aspects of life is the distinctive feature of the Film Festival. Films for the Festival were kindly provided by the Embassies of Great Britain, Germany, France, Ukraine, Cuba, USA, Italy, Germany and Goethe–Institute in Minsk. The Festival will be opened on World Aids Day with screening the film “Above the Sky” aimed first and foremost at preventing HIV infection and reducing stigma and discrimination against HIV–positive people.

This year’s Film Festival is also accompanied by the thematic exhibition in the cinema foyer. The exhibition is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA) adopted at the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna in 1993. Twenty colorful and informative posters demonstrates twenty of the most important achievements accomplished since 1993.

The following films are on the screenings program:

1 December – Above the Sky, Belarus, 2012
2 December – Made in Dagenham, Great Britain, 2010
3 December – Renn, wenn Du kannst (Run If You Can), Germany, 2010
4. December – Khamsa, France, 2008
5 December – L'Industriale (The Entrepreneur), Italy, 2011
6 December – Un poison violent (Love Like Poison), France, 2010
7 December – The Help, USA, 2011
8 December – Dupa dealuri (Beyond the Hills), Romania, 2012
9 December – Fresa y chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate), Cuba, 1993
10 December – Melody for a Street Organ, Ukraine, 2008

All films will be shown in the language of the original with Russian subtitles. Screenings start at 7 p.m. Free admission. Tickets are handed out at the cinema box office on the day of the screening starting with 6 p.m.

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