Autumn Human Rights Film Festival (AHRFF) is an international film festival focusing on the subject of human rights. It aims to encourage film makers who use their cameras to document struggles against discrimination, injustice and violence.

Rules and regulation of the festival:

  • Categories of entries:
    • Documentary: short/long
    • Feature film
    • Short film
    • Animation
  • Subject of entries:
    • The subject covers a broad range of human rights issues.
  • Year of production:
      Films produced from 2000 and onwards are eligible, irrespective of nationality and country of origin.
  • How to submit:
    • Afghan nationalities can submit their entries to:

      P.O.Box 4018, Karte Char Post Office, Kabul, Afghanistan

      or directly send them to

      BASA Office, Kote Sangi, Street 3 Silo(Opposite Immigration Directorate)

    • International applicants can send their works by FedEx , DHL, and TNT to:

      Afghanistan Cinema Club, Kote Sangi, Street 3 Silo(opposite Immigration Directorate),Kabul, Afghanistan

    • Entries should have the following phone number on the postal package:

      0777 14 6666/HASSAN ZAKIZADEH

  • Acceptable format of entries:
    • The entries can be in Mini DV or DVD in PAL format. Two copies of the films - one with English subtitle and the other with no subtitle - should be submitted.
    • The dialogue list and submission form should be sent to [email protected]

DEADLINE: August 10, 2011.

  • There are two categories for entry. One is the national category in which three Afghan entries will be selected as winners. The other is the international category in which one international entry will be selected as the winner.
  • The winning entries in each category will be awarded in cash.
  • Each of the three winning Afghan entries will get a chance to produce a new film in six months under the supervision of BASA.