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Woman in a blue one-piece bathing suit floats facing upwards in a pool
Long Distance Swimmer (D: Charly W. Feldman)

December 10 is the United Nations International Human Rights Day and each year Docs For Schools offers related content.

The theme of the 2023 Human Rights program is Fight the System. When bureaucracy gets in the way of people’s basic human rights, it takes courage to be the one who is willing to stand up and fight. The subjects of these films speak truth to power to protect not only their own communities, but also positively impact the lives and communities of others.

Thank you for your interest. Bookings are now closed for the 2023 Human Rights program.

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2023 Films

Long Distance Swimmer – Sara Mardini

  • D: Charly Wai Feldman
  • Germany, UK
  • 2023
  • 89 min
  • English, Arabic, German, Greek with English subtitles
Recommended for Grades 9-12

Someone Lives Here

  • D: Zack Russell
  • Canada
  • 2022
  • 75 min
  • English with English captions
Recommended for Grades 9-12

Svonni vs the Swedish Tax Agency

  • D: Maria Fredriksson
  • Sweden
  • 2020
  • 5 min
  • Sámi and Swedish with English subtitles
Recommended for Grades 5-12

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