14th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival)
UNAFF celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, population, migration, women's issues, refugees, homelessness, racism, health, universal education, war and peace. UNAFF has screened some of the most awarded and talked about documentaries in the industry including five that went on to win Academy Awards (The Panama Deception, Thoth, The Blood of Yingzhou District, Freeheld and Taxi to the Dark Side) and twenty that were nominated (Regret to Inform, Genghis Blues, Long Night's Journey Into Day, LaLe's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton, Promises, Daughter from Danang, When Abortion Was Illegal, Twist of Faith, God Sleeps in Rwanda, War/Dance, Salim Baba, Trouble the Water, The Garden, Burma VJ, China's Unnatural Disaster - The Tears of Sichuan Province, The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, Rabbit a la Berlin, Which Way Home, Gasland and Killing In the Name).
Over 600 submissions from all over the world have been reviewed for the 14th annual UNAFF. Our final program consists of a record 70 films related to Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Benin, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Canada, Chad, China, Congo, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana,, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mali, Morocco, Mexico, Moldova, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, The Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Serbia Singapore, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, UAE, Uganda, United Kingdom, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.