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Human Rights Weekend 2015 – Changemakers Speak out

    30 January to 1 February in de Balie

    Human Rights Watch presents the third edition of the Human Rights Weekend in Amsterdam, filled with human rights films and debates with directors, Human Rights Watch experts, photographers and journalists about topics such as emergencies cinemas, revolutions and repressions in the digital age, Islamic State, Libya, Front Line Journalism, Conflict & Refugees and Egypt – the forgotten revolution.

    The weekend will be opened by Sarah Leah Whitson, head of the Middle East and North Africa division of Human Rights Watch. She will explain the biggest challenges in the Middle East and North Africa for the human rights movement.

    Please join Ivy Circle alumni on Saturday 31 January from 16.30-18:30 for private drinks with Rachel Beth Anderson,  cinematographer and filmmaker of “First to Fall”.

    Location: Upper Foyer, De Balie
    Cost: €15 payable at the door
    Email before Thursday 29 January with your name, school and number of accompanying guests.

    You can also let us know if you want to reserve tickets (€10 pp) for any of Saturday’s films:

    16:00-17:30 Egypt: The Forgotten Revolution
    18:45-20:30 The Wanted 18
    21:00-22:45 First to Fall

    Tickets for the other events are available for purchase on de Balie website. Be surprised, confused and most importantly inspired on 30 January – 1 February at De Balie!