One World


One World in Brussels knows the winner.

On Thursday 27th April, the One World in Brussels festival was officially closed. The winning film was Illusion of Abundance. Documentary Blix not Bombs received a special mention.

Muž drží transparent s nápisem. Jsem proti válce na Ukrajině.


Become a change-maker!

Nothing is more frustrating than wanting to help and being powerless. ShareDoc enables the audience to overcome the post-documentary blues by taking immediate action and supporting the protagonists or a cause. Through this initiative you can directly support the following five films at the 25th One World Festival: Absconded – Young Russians on the RunWanibik: The People Who Live in Front of Their Land, Outside, SK Lotus, The Doggies.

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Awards and Juries

One World brings 8 film awards for this year's edition. New this year is Abakus Foundation Audience Award for Exceptional Discussion and the prize to the virtual reality project.


International Competition Jury

The jury for the International Competition award two prizes in this category: the International Competition Jury Award for Best Director and the International Competition Jury Award for Best Film. The jury comprises film experts from both the Czech Republic and abroad.

About the Jury

Best Film 2023

Apolonia, Apolonia

One World International Competition Jury Award for Best Film goes to Apolonia, Apolonia by Lea Glob. It presents the story of the French painter Apolonia Sokol, whom the director followed for thirteen years.


About the Festival One World

Are you interested in current world events? Are you concerned about human rights violations? Do you like documentaries? This unique festival, organised by Czech NGO People in Need, is the world's largest festival of its kind. Focused on human rights issues from all around the world, the festival is one of the most visited cultural events in the Czech Republic.