From 1 December through 10 December 2010, the third film festival “Human Dignity, Equality and Justice” jointly organized by the UN Country Office in Belarus and the OSCE Office in Minsk with support from the Embassy of France in the Republic of Belarus will take Place at Pobeda Cinema (20 Internatsionalnaya Street, Minsk).

From 1 December through 10 December 2010, the third film festival “Human Dignity, Equality and Justice” jointly organized by the UN Country Office in Belarus and the OSCE Office in Minsk with support from the Embassy of France in the Republic of Belarus will take Place 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 OSCE and UN officials will take place at 7 p.m. on December 1.

In the lobby of the cinema the thematic exhibition “Children of War: Broken Childhood” will be organized. The exhibits collection comprises a series of photographs made by war photographers, and calls for an end to such a shameful phenomenon as the involvement of children in armed conflicts. 

The following films are on the screenings program:

December 1. LES TÉMOINS (THE WITNESSES), 2007, France, 112 minutes, director André Téchiné;

December 2. THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, 2006, UK, 121 minutes, director Kevin McDonald;

December 3. BA WANG BIE JI (FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE), 1992, Hong Kong/China, 156 minutes, director Chen Kaige;

December 4. RENDITION, 2007, USA, 122 minutes, director Gavin Hood;

December 5. THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES, 2008, USA, 108 minutes, director Gina Prince-Bythewood;

December 6. THE READER, 2008, Germany/USA, 124 minutes, director Stephen Daldry;

December 7. GRBAVICA: THE LAND OF MY DREAMS, 2006, Bosnia/Herzegovina/Germany/Austria/Croatia, 95 minutes, director Jasmila Zbanic;

December 8. GARAGE OLIMPO, 1999, Argentina/France/Italy, 98 minutes, director Marco Bechis;

December 9. THE KILLING FIELDS, 1984, UK, 141 minutes, director Roland Joffe;

December 10. HOME, 2009, France, 90 minutes, director Yann Arthus Bertrand.

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.

For additional information, please call 203-7766.