Human Fest


Years running: 14 (since 2009)

Human Fest

The International Film and Human Rights Festival of Valencia


The International Film and Human Rights Festival of Valencia – HUMANS FEST is organized by Funadación por la Justicia, in collaboration with different NGOs from Valencia. The main aim is to sensitize and raise awareness about Humans Rights through art and culture.

The purpose of the Festival is to promote a kind of cinema that shakes hearts and minds of society. For this reason we bet on a selection of documentaries, offering a rough and first handed looks at different themes treated: LGBTI rights, the right to access to education, immigration amongst others.


  • Best Feature Documentary — 3000€ 
  • Best Short Film on Freedom — 1000€ 
  • Public Award


Feature Documentaries: 

  • Minimum duration 55 minutes.
  • Be an original work and to treat the themes of Human Rights.
  • Accepted exhibition formats: Digital HD.
  • Genre: Cinematographic documentaries.

Shor films:

  • Maximum duration of 30 minutes.
  • The theme of this year is: freedom (freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of movement, freedom of thought, conscience and religion; freedom of opinion and expression etc.)
  • Be an original work and to treat the themes of Freedom and Human Rights
  • Genre: fiction, documentary and animation.

Subtitle language: English. 

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Festival director: Javier Vilalta.




Official Website



Calle Literato Gabriel Miró 57-B-3
Valencia 46008

Phone: +34 96-104-7335

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    August 24, 2020
  • Regular Deadline
    October 31, 2020
  • Notifications
    November 10, 2020
  • Event Dates
    9 — 21 February 2021
Categories & Fees

Cinematographic documentaries about issues related to humans rights.

  • Regular Deadline — $18

Short films on the concept of freedom as expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • Regular Deadline — $6
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