Human Rights meets Film Festival
Toronto adds a different type of festival to the calendar: After her 17-year association with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Helga Stephenson, BA’69, is ready for her latest challenge. Stephenson is launching a new festival with a focus on human rights.
Combining movies, far-off places and human rightsStephenson is co-chair of Human Rights Watch, an international organization that conducts research on human-right issues and presses governments around the world to act more responsibly on these issues. With her co-chair Brenda Dinnick, Ms. Stephenson is combining her two passions into a new festival for Toronto – the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival.
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