Discover a selection of creative and impactful films specifically designed for secondary I & II students!

In schools

The Festival organises film screenings in school auditoriums, followed by discussions with guests.

January 2025 

Release of the schools programme: teachers will be able to book screening for their classes during FIFDH’s 2025 edition.

March 2025 

School screenings will take place during the FIFDH, from March 10-14. Save the date!

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FIFDH for Schools – A look back at the 2024 edition

The FIFDH Schools programme is a unique opportunity for students to discuss human rights issues with filmmakers, protagonists and experts from a variety of backgrounds.…

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Teaching material available!

Online teaching material The educational material dedicated to each FIFDH session for Schools from now one is available online. Each film has an educational sheet…


Festival Schools programme

From 11 to 15 March 2024, the FIFDH for Schools welcomes Secondary I and II classes to the Cinémas du Grütli! Discover the FIFDH Schools…


School sessions – Save the date: 11th to 15th of March 2024

Screenings schedule: The films, some of which are part of the official selection, cover topics such as climate change, migration, decolonisation, women*’s rights and LGBTIQ+…


Spotlight on Swiss cinema: a local window into human rights issues

The Festival reminds us that human rights issues also arise in Geneva and in Switzerland. Home to numerous international organisations, the City of Calvin is…


Migration and exile through impactful films

In recent years, forced migration has become a central and controversial issue in European societies. This theme is of particular importance in academic contexts, inviting…