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November 2023
Last Call for Submissions

Are you a filmmaker working on a film about social issues, human rights or sustainability? Or have you already finished your film? The film submission for the Movies that Matter Festival 2024 is still open for another week.


The Movies that Matter Festival 2024 will take place from 22  30 March 2024 in The Hague and several satellite cities. Only documentaries and feature films finalised or with a premiere in 2023/2024 are eligible to submit. All film lengths will be accepted.


Submit your film – fiction or documentary – before 20 November 2023.

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HRFN Brunch at IDFA

Attending IDFA? Join the Human Rights Film Network brunch on Tuesday 14 November and get in touch with human rights film festivals from all over the world, including Movies that Matter.


Date: Tuesday 14 November, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 13:00 pm (CET)
Location: Cafe Kuyl, Rembrandtplein 26, Amsterdam


We are looking forward to seeing many filmmakers, producers, distributors and sales agents there. No registration required.

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Interview with Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh

The directors of Writing With Fire speak about film as a defense mechanism.

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Meet the Team: Karlijn Limaheluw

Project coordinator Karlijn talks about Movies that Matter’s inspiring education work.

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