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Movies that Matter 2016

Category: Events

2 Mar 2016

From 18-26 March 2016, the annual Movies that Matter film festival will run in The Hague.

logo-mtm-en-website-2016-ukSponsored by the Dutch Section of Amnesty International, the MtM festival presents several ground-breaking films, as well as the subjects and makers of these films together in a week of screenings, debates, masterclasses and more.

The 2016 programme is now online.

image004One of the highlighted events this year is a Masterclass with Serge Bremmertz, prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, taking place on Wednesday 23 March 2016, from 16.00 – 17.15 hrs. Entrance is free, but registration is required via camerajustitia@moviesthatmatter.nl

In general, students receive a substantial discount at the festival. In addition, ISS has been able to arrange a limited number of further, discounted tickets for ISS-registered students. Contact Martin Blok for further information.

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Human Rights Masters
What does it take to force the UN to act when human rights violations are taking place? What role do human rights play in the practice of international relations? And how can the prohibition of torture actually be implemented? We are proud to announce that on 21 March and 23 March two famous Human Rights Masters will be discussing these topics at the Movies that Matter Festival. Theo van Boven and Sir Nigel Rodley will be our guests in The Hague. And you are welcome to meet them!
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