'Festival of Commonwealth Films- Human Rights' at CHOGM


A CHOGM first, the Festival of Commonwealth Films- Human Rights is being organised by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative in partnership with the Commonwealth Foundation. The Festival seeks to promote the themes of sustainability, non-discrimination and equality, through films curated from different regions of the Commonwealth. These films include:

  • 'Not My Life,’ an award-winning film on child-trafficking filmed across 14 countries- which will see an interaction between Bob Bilheimer, the director, and Sanjoy Hazarika, International Director, CHRI
  • ‘One Eighty, a virtual reality film produced by Facebook which looks at the story of a woman who spent 20 years in prison and was rescued by her son’s perseverance
  • A package of 4 short films from the Pacific produced by the Commonwealth Foundation
  • Cargo, a feature on human trafficking out of the Caribbean to the United States

There will be Q&A sessions with the directors as well as panels followed by a reception on Saturday April 14.

Please register for the event here