Nuremberg: Perspective


Years running: 24 (since 1998)

Nuremberg: Perspective

International Human Rights Film Festival in Nuremberg.


NIHRFF takes place every two years. It is a thematic film festival, the first German festival to be dedicated to the subject of human rights. It is a leading forum for outstanding feature films, documentaries and animated productions, which have human rights as their main focus. NIHRFF represents a window to the world, offering a high-quality international programme from Nuremberg, within its commitment to its status as a city of peace and human rights.

Each festival — International Competition, Diverse Thematic Series,  Topics and Focus Points.

NIHRFF is a bi-annual film festival with no festival 2018.

Please check back in January 2019 for information on film submissions for our next edition which will take place in October 2019.


  • Nuremberg Human Rights International Film Award (Euro 2,500);
  • Audience Award (Euro 1.000).


  • No restrictions regarding genre, length and format;
  • Productions may not be older than two years.

The prints and tapes will be insured by NIHRFF from the time of reception by the film festival to the time of their return to the shipping company.  

Selection Media Type: DVD, online

Screening Media Type: 35 mm, DCP, Blu-Ray, H264

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: english and/or german

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Director — Andrea Kuhn

Program Directors:
Kinga Fueloep, Mikosch Horn, Christiane Schleindl, Hans-Joachim Fetzer




Official Website



Perspektive - Nürnberger Filmfestival der Menschenrechte c/o Filmhaus
Königstrasse 93
90402 Nuremberg

Phone: +49--9 11-2 31 83 29
Fax: +49-9 11-2 31 83 30



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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 01, 2017
  • Deadline
    April 01, 2017
  • Event Dates
    27 September — 4 October 2017
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