About Us

Africa Human Rights Film Festival (AHRFF) is a registered non-profit organization (NPC No: 2018/360641/08) based in Johannesburg, South Africa, whose mission is to use film to generate robust debate, empower African citizens, raise awareness, and promote respect for human rights across Africa. AHRFF uses cutting-edge human rights themed films as advocacy and awareness-raising tools in marginalized communities, national and Africa-wide decision-making bodies. AHRFF will create partnerships between human rights defenders, filmmakers, investigative journalists, broader civil society and potential funders for coordinated and concerted efforts to promote human rights awareness in Africa through film.

Vision

An Africa with high levels of awareness and respect for human rights among policy makers and empowered ordinary citizens in rural, marginalized and urban areas.

Mision

To use film to generate robust debate, empower African citizens, raise awareness, and promote respect for human rights across Africa in rural, marginalized and urban areas.

Partners