Jury 2022

We have the pleasure of introducing Humans of Film Festival’s 2022 jury.   Dr. Sudeep Dasgupta Sudeep Dasgupta is Associate Professor in Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam. His research and teaching focuses on the politics of visual culture in the fields of migration, gender and sexuaity and globalisation.   Mélissa Delmée Malétras Mélissa Delmée Malétras is a … Read More

Festival Theme 2022: Spaces

Our 2022 festival revolves around the theme Spaces: Make Room!  We sincerely hope this year’s films and talks encourage you to reflect on and question your immediate surroundings, social (and environmental) issues around the world, and your assumptions and beliefs about others. How do you feel about the way you and your surroundings are represented in the (mainstream) media? Are … Read More

2021 Humans of Film Festival | Announcement // Aankondiging

Humans of Film Festival

24, 25, 26 september 2021 // Save the date! — English below — NL | Met blijdschap kondigen we aan dat de tweede editie van het Humans of Film Festival zal plaatsvinden op 24, 25 en 26 september 2021. We zijn zeer trots dat we kunnen mededelen dat het festival zal plaatsvinden op twee grootstedelijke festivallocaties in Amsterdam-West; dat zijn … Read More

2021 Humans of Film Festival | Announcement // Aankondiging

Humans of Film Festival

24, 25, 26 september 2021 // Save the date! — English below — NL | Met blijdschap kondigen we aan dat de tweede editie van het Humans of Film Festival zal plaatsvinden op 24, 25 en 26 september 2021. We zijn zeer trots dat we kunnen mededelen dat het festival zal plaatsvinden op twee grootstedelijke festivallocaties in Amsterdam-West; dat zijn … Read More

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2021

Call for entries 2021 is live! Submission deadlines Regular deadline *31st of January 2021Cost: $2,50 Late deadline *28th of February 2021 Cost: $3You may use this discount code: HoFF50percent The code can be used 25 times. After that it is unusable. So be quick. *Regular and late deadline Student & Gold fees are lower than the prices shown above.Submit on … Read More

FESTIVAL AWARDS WINNERS

Photo credits:  2020 Maja Andersson | FB: @maja.silver This year’s festival theme was Human Perseverance. Congratulations to the filmmakers and a huge thank you to our wonderful jury, Dana Linssen, Aramis Gonzalez and Cyrus Esfandiari. And the winners are.. .Jury Award for Best Feature: The Ashram Children (2019) by Jonathan Ofek. Jury Award for Best Short: I am Fatou (2019) by … Read More

HoFF wins lawsuit against religious group

Yes, we made it to the national newspapers (Het Parool, AD and many others), but because of a different reason that you might think. A religious group portrayed in the documentary The Ashram Children, begun a lawsuit against the festival, which took place in the morning of the 4th of September 2020, on the festival’s opening day, before the festival … Read More