Basurero is proud to have been part of the 5th Madrid Film & Human Rights Festival, held December 4-13, 2020. It was held online this year, due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
With a program of more than 60 films in competition, this 5th edition consists of a Consolidated Jury, the Madrid Film and Human Rights Festival is proposed as a platform to disseminate Human Rights and the Culture of Peace, through cinematographic works, that inspire debate and reflection, that provide tools to observe, analyze and understand complex realities.
The objectives of the Festival are to promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a declaration proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations in Paris on December 10, 1948, in its Resolution 217 A (III):
“Considering also essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations: THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY proclaims this UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS as a common ideal for which all peoples and nations should strive, so that both individuals and institutions, Taking constant inspiration from it, promote, through teaching and education, respect for these rights and freedoms, and ensure, through progressive national and international measures, their universal and effective recognition and application, both among the peoples of the Member States. as among those of the territories placed under its jurisdiction. “
In commemoration of the Martial Law Anniversary in the Philippines, Thrilled and honored that Basurero Film is included in this years’s line up at the ACTIVE VISTA INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL along with many other compelling shorts, mind-opening-AWARD-WINNING features — ON THE PRESIDENT’s ORDERS, THE KINGMAKER, and THE CLEANERS and much more.
Active Vista brings attention to stories of human struggles through films, exhibits, performances, forums, and events. A call to engage in discourses and conversations on important social issues, and to develop a critical citizenry that supports initiatives for the promotion of human rights and democracy.