Another Covid-19 casualty: the 2020 Human Rights Film Festival of Geneva (FIFDH)

March 3, 2020

Following the decision of the Federal Council to cancel any event with more than 1000 people, and in consultation with health authorities of the Canton of Geneva, the FIFDH have taken the decision to cancel the 18th edition of the Festival, which was due to be held from the 6th to the 15th of March 2020, in 65 locations in Geneva and its surrounding areas.

This decision means that all public screenings of the Festival are cancelled. Tickets already purchased can be refunded (details to be found on this page). However, the team is hard at work to propose an adapted format that respects the FIFDH’s mission to promote human rights, in particular by using digital tools. Further details will be provided in the coming days.

https://fifdh.org/en/fifdh-2020/news/article/news/detail/News/covid-19-ledition-2020-du-fifdh-est-annulee-349905-1

2 Responses to “Another Covid-19 casualty: the 2020 Human Rights Film Festival of Geneva (FIFDH)”


  1. […] Another Covid-19 casualty: the 2020 Human Rights Film Festival of Geneva (FIFDH) […]


  2. […] conditions caused by the new coronavirus pandemic. This year’s festival took place online [https://humanrightsdefenders.blog/2020/03/03/another-covid-19-casualty-the-2020-human-rights-film-fe…]. Whilst the public could not attend screenings and debates, they could follow them on Livestream […]


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