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ONE WORLD: Festival Director Ondřej Kamenický offers insight into Prague's Human Rights Documentary Film Festival's 2020 edition.

Steve Rickinson
Steve Rickinson
Communications Manager at Modern Times Review.
Published date: February 21, 2020

One World International Human Rights Documentary Festival (Prague) has grown into the largest human rights documentary film festival in the world over the past 20 years.

With its 2020 edition occurring 03-15 March 2020, Modern Times Review spoke with Festival Director, Ondřej Kamenický.

Can you give us some insight into what makes this year’s edition of One World Prague unique?

Among the topics addressed at this year’s festival will be the various manifestations of the environmental crisis within the context of the local landscape, as well as the role humans play in it. One World has been addressing environmental themes for a long time in the UnEarthed category, which just happens to be the festival’s most important thematic grouping this year. The festival’s virtual reality section, which is this year entirely focused on ecology and nature, will allow visitors to travel to forests, to the desert, and even to the highest peaks of an iceberg.

By screening films that are (not just) about the environmental crisis, we want to show the global dimension of the entire problem while focusing chiefly on its impact at the local level. We not only want to draw attention to the issue but to also look for a solution and find inspiration in the specific events.

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