Submit your film to the One World 2020


Are you in the process of finishing your new documentary film? Sumbit it to the One World Festival until the 1st September 2019!

The 22nd edition of the One World International Human Rights Documentary Festival will take place on 5–14 March 2020 in Prague and will be followed by regional screenings in over 30 towns around the Czech Republic and One World in Brussels.

We would like to invite you to submit your film to the 22nd edition of the festival. One World has grown over the years to become the largest human rights film festival in the world. It is one of the leading cultural events in Prague and the Czech Republic.


  • Film submission deadline: September 1, 2019
  • Extended film submission deadline: November 1, 2019 (for films finished between September and November 2019)

We are looking for:

  • Feature or mid-length creative documentaries made in the past 2 years (2018–2020) – minimum length is 40 minutes
  • Interactive films for virtual reality
  • Doc for Kids - short documentaries and animated films for children (not experimental films)

Art and creative documentaries on human rights, social, political, environmental, and media issues will be selected based on the quality of the filmmaking and the power of their stories.

Selected films are screened in three competitive categories (International Competition for creative documentaries, Right to Know Competition for documentaries making an exceptional contribution to protecting human rights and Czech Competition for local documentaries) and several non-competitive thematic categories.

For competitive categories, we search for World and International Premieres – in case you plan to premiere your film at One World Festival, please contact us for more information at

A submission fee will be charged to cover administrative costs:

  • Feature and mid-length documentaries: 20 EUR
  • Docs for Kids: 15 EUR

The fee will be waived for selected countries of production (more information in the submission form).

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