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Organizers of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film FestivalFLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival

FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival

Festival presentation: 

FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival brings together eight extraordinary films from around the world that deal with human rights issues at macro as well as micro level; from global concerns to indigenous issues. These films urge us to reflect, react, revolutionalize and act as a ‘flashpoint’ to usher in change.

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Flashpoint HRFF
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FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival
Human Rights
Digital / DVD
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Short films
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Opening hours: 
10 am - 8pm
Next Festival Dates: 
12/08/2010 - 01/20/2011
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Sridhar Rangayan
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FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival

MUMBAI | December 8 – 10, 2010| 10am – 8pm at AllianceFrancaise

NEWDELHI | January 20 – 22,2011 | 10am – 8pm at AllianceFrancaise


One woman who sets up acommittee of mothers whose children ‘disappeared’ in a dirty war waged by adictatorship; One man who unites with those of the same mind to combathomophobia against the combined forces of state, church and society; One childwho escaped childhood marriage and mobilizes an international audience to bringabout an end to sexual slavery. One woman who fights to defend women sentencedto stone killing in Iran.These are amazing stories of courageous human rights defenders depicted inthese films.

The eight documentaries to bescreened at FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival highlight the extraordinarywork done by eight human rights defenders across the world, and their bravefight against injustice and oppression.


The films shine a harsh beam onhuman rights issues like Human Trafficking & Child prostitution; Violationof international laws on war & peace; Atrocities under Military regime;Religious fundamentalism & Homophobia; Political annexation/occupation andoppression; Women disempowerment and honor killings; Ravages of Civil War andhostilities and War crimes and killing of innocents.


Screening of these filmsalongwith panel discussion and media campaigns is intended to bring about achange in perceptions and mindsets and initiate action by urging us to reflect,react, revolutionalize and act as a ‘flashpoint’ to usher in change. 


Organizers:Solaris Pictures (Mumbai), Magic Lantern Foundation (NewDelhi) & Movies That Matter (Netherlands)

Venue Partners: Alliance Francaise, Mumbai & Alliance Francaise, New Delhi

Associate Partner:Human Rights Law Network | Media Partner:1take Media, Accord Equips


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Admission Free of Charge


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Solaris Pictures
802, Bali Residency, Rathodi
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Marve Road, Malad West
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