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Solidarity: An International Film Festival - ONLINE

Updated: Nov 26, 2020

Hi there,

Solidarity, the only film festival in Israel dedicated to human rights, will take place this year in a digital format. The international festival shows groundbreaking films that deal with human rights both in Israel and abroad, which seek to promote human rights, equality, and social justice.

The festival, initiated by the Festival Director, Dani Vilenski, has been taking place annually since 2010, and has been produced since 2015 by the Solidarity for Art, Activism and Human Rights, association. The Artistic Director is Gidi Avivi, and the event is held in collaboration with the Tel Aviv Cinematheque.

The festival is held out of belief in the power of cinema to provoke thought and action for a better and more just future around the entire world.

The festival's program presents over 50 new films from Israel and around the world, Israeli film competitions and homages to local directors, lectures, panels, Q&As and discussions with filmmakers and human rights activist.

The international program will screen a wide variety of award-winning feature and documentary films by filmmakers, with an emphasis on female creators carrying the voices of women from all around the world.

The Israeli program includes new films and première screenings, an Israeli film contest focused on human rights, homages to local filmmakers and thought-provoking meetings to spur action for a better future.

WHEN: December 3-10, 2020

Solidarity: An International Film Festival - ONLINE
Credit: 'Bankers’ trial' - Eliav Lilty

The Festival is supported by: Tel Aviv Municipality, Tel Aviv Cinematheque, The European Union, the Goethe-Institut Israel, MAZON, BSST British Shalom-Salaam Trust, the New Israel Fund, Zulat Institute for Equality and Human Rights headed by Zehava Galon, Breaking the Silence, B’Tselem, The Public Committee against Torture in Israel, and Sicha Mekomit


Detailed descriptions of the films and events as well as ticket purchasing is available on the festival's English website.

The coupon code for FREE events is HUMAN2020. Whenever you see a free event, you need to change the ticket type from the stated fee to a coupon code ticket and enter HUMAN2020.

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