Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Hooligan Sparrow – first look review

By Chris Barsanti

The opening night film of this year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival shows China on a collision course with chaos.

Why should we engage with films about suffering?

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A new film, PS Jerusalem, asks some difficult questions about the way we consume stories of socially marginalised people.

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