One World Documentary Festival screens human rights films from 54 countries

One World Documentary Festival screens human rights films from 54 countries

WNN Breaking (WNN/RFE/RL) Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC, EASTERN EUROPE: The sixteenth season of the One World international human rights documentary film festival will screen over 100 documentaries from 54 countries in Prague March 3-12. Hosted by the Czech human rights NGO People in Need, the festival will present films dealing with some of the most critical […]

Woman filmmaker in Iran sentenced to 18 months in prison

Woman filmmaker in Iran sentenced to 18 months in prison

WNN Breaking (WNN) Tehran, IRAN, SOUTHERN ASIA: In a contrasting Iranian political climate of acceptance and censure 29-year-old democracy green movement supporter and media personality Ms. Pegah Ahangarani, who is also an actress, documentary filmmaker and film director, has been sentenced by Iran’s conservative judiciary to 18 months in prison. Although the filmmaker has been […]