International Alert at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Alert and HRW present Incendies

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to London from 24th March – 1st April with a programme packed full of documentaries and dramas set to inspire, inform and trigger debate. This year, in association with the Festival, we are proud to present the opening night film – the UK premiere of Denis Villeneuve’s Academy Award-nominated Incendies.

Masterfully adapted from the acclaimed play by Wajdi Mouawad, Incendies brings to life a moving and epic tale through the unravelling of one woman’s mysterious past, shifting back and forth in time to reveal a powerful story of the devastating effects of war and family trauma, juxtaposed with enduring love.

As part of the opening night celebrations, the screening of Incendies is followed by a discussion with the Beirut Director of Human Rights Watch plus a special guest, and audience members are invited to a reception.

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Author: 
Ilaria Bianchi
Contact email: 
ibianchi@international-alert.org