The 2020 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

In 2020, the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival celebrates the theme of momentum.

Coronavirus is an unavoidable reality that we are currently navigating, but we have every intent to bring you the stories of humanity in 2020. Please be patient as we determine our best way forwards during this particularly unstable moment in time.

HRAFF - 48.jpg

Humankind Film Festival | Nov 2-8, 2020

Presented by the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF), Humankind had its inaugural festival in May 2020 when - like most other festivals - we were forced to indefinitely delay our annual festival. We are pleased to announce our second Humankind Film Festival for 2020 from November 2 - November 8.

We believe art, music and film are really important tools for helping people to feel connected, and keep looking outwards. It’s a moment to let down our guard, feel something, have a chance to encounter, think of new things.

Over 7 days, Humankind delivers an inspiring online program of high-calibre films and artist performances, whose stories examine and celebrate the highs and lows of our shared human experience.

With a focus on facilitating creative conversation and social impact, Humankind shines a spotlight on creatives, social enterprises, for-purpose businesses and local organisations to inspire meaningful action and inclusive communities.

HRAFF - 63.jpg


The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) is a not-for-profit arts organisation that explores diverse and inspiring human stories through the mediums of film, art, music and forums.

HRAFF inspires and engages audiences with social justice and human rights issues via an annual festival and year-round through our CineSeeds program, our online networks and partners.

HRAFF is an independent organisation which is not aligned or affiliated with any political party or religious group.

Who we are.

Supported by a team of volunteers, HRAFF has over a decade of experience in telling the stories of humanity that matter.




Partnerships & Development Manager


Program Manager


Event Coordinator


Awards Coordinator




Marketing Manager


UX Designer


Content Creator

Contact us

If you are interested in volunteering or partnering with the 2020 festival, then please get in touch with us. Please note that there may be delayed response times due to the current instability that the Coronavirus pandemic has caused.