As in previous years, Greenhouse and Istanbul Film Festival will collaborate, this year Greenhouse will host a conference on the theme of Racism & Human Rights in the framework of the festival platform Meeting on the Bridge. Greenhouse' conference main goal is to create a thoughtful discussion using an extensive view of human rights and racism issues, in different regions from around the world, documentary films on human rights & racism will be examine by a leading theme which is the effectiveness, limitations, contribution or boundaries of these documentaries creating political/social change and justice.

A special session will be dedicated to human rights issues in Turkish Cinema, the role of human rights films in Turkey and how human rights films have evolved in Turkish cinema until today. 

The conference will lead by 4 panel members, experts in human rights and media.

Bruni Burres
Executive Producer - Pivot Pictures/International Center for Transitional Justice ,

Taco Ruighaver
Director of the Movies that Matter Foundation

Maciej Nowicki
Director of WATCH DOCS Festival for human rights in Poland

Huseyin Karabey
Filmmaker and Human Rights Activis

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