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The festival takes place from Friday 8 to Saturday 16 April, 2022.
A selection of festival films can be viewed online on demand during the entire festival period via moviesthatmatter.nl. View the selection via the programme overview under the ‘On Demand’ tab. Due to the international rights of the films, the online film screenings of Movies that Matter can only be viewed from a Dutch IP address. Programmes without films (such as masterclasses and the Industry programme) can be watched worldwide.
All festival locations in The Hague are easy to reach by public transport and car.
With public transport
Filmhuis Den Haag is within walking distance of the train stations The Hague Central (approx. 5 minutes) and The Hague Holland Spoor (approx. 10 minutes).
Filmhuis Den Haag can also be reached by:
Bus 22, 24, 28 (Stop ‘Centrum’)
Tram 2, 3, 4 and 6 (Stop ‘Spuimarkt’)
Tram 1, 9 and 16 (Stop ‘Bierkade’)
Pathé Buitenhof is approximately 15 minutes walking distance from The Hague Central train station and approximately 20 minutes walking distance from The Hague Holland Spoor train station.
Pathé Buitenhof can be reached by:
Bus 22, 24, 28 (Stop ‘Centrum’ or ‘Kneuterdijk’)
Tram 1, 15 (Stop ‘Centum’)
Tram 2, 3, 4 and 6 (Stop ‘Spuimarkt’ or ‘Grote Markt’)
Tram 16 (Stop ‘Gravenstraat’)
You can easily park in the center of The Hague at the Q-Park parking garages. View the locations in the center here.
Visitors of Filmhuis Den Haag can reserve their parking space at Q-Park Centrum with a discount via this link prior to their visit.
Visitors of Pathé Buitenhof can reserve their parking space at Q-Park Centrum or Q-Park Grote Markt with a discount via this link prior to their visit.
The Movies that Matter Festival 2022 also takes place at satellite locations throughout the Netherlands. Check the website of the theatre of your choice for the accessibility:
Can’t come to one of our festival locations? You can watch our online programme from home with a Dutch IP address.
The full film programme will be announced before the start of ticket sales on Thursday 24 March. Some Q&As and talks may still be added to the programme in the following week.
The main locations of the Movies that Matter Festival are Pathé Buitenhof and Filmhuis Den Haag in The Hague.
Every room at Pathé Buitenhof is wheelchair accessible, and there is also a wheelchair accessible toilet.
This is the overview per room: Room 1 – 4 wheelchair places / Room 2 – 2 wheelchair places / Room 3 – 4 wheelchair places / Room 4 – 1 wheelchair place / Room 5 – 1 wheelchair place / Room 6 – 1 wheelchair place.
All wheelchair spaces in Pathé Buitenhof are located in the bottom row of the relevant room.
Filmhuis The Hague
In Filmhuis Den Haag, the cafe and cinema 1, 2, 5 and 6 are wheelchair accessible and there is a wheelchair accessible toilet. Report to the cash register on arrival so that the employees can point you to a wheelchair space.
The Movies that Matter Festival 2022 also takes place at satellite locations throughout the Netherlands. Please check the website of the relevant theatre for the accessibility:
Almost all Movies that Matter movies are screened either with English or Dutch subtitles. The individual film pages state the spoken language(s) of the film and whether/which subtitles are available.
The available subtitles are also indicated in our programme overview and you can filter on this in the ‘Screenings & Events’ tab.
You could submit your film for the Movies that Matter Festival 2022 until 21 November 2021. From 1 June 2022, the entries for the Movies that Matter Festival 2023 will open.
The Movies that Matter Festival welcomes press and professionals from the film and human rights sector across the globe to attend the festival both on-site and online. We offer three types of accreditation: a Festival Pass, an Industry Pass and a Press Pass. You can apply for an accreditation up to and including Monday 4 April 23:59 CET. An application does not guarantee accreditation.