1st edition of FLASHPOINT 2010 - 11 Links

The first edition of FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival was held in December 8-10, 2010 in Mumbai and January 20-22, 2011 in New Delhi. The festival also screened all the films at another cultural festival in Mumbai Kala Ghoda Arts Festival February 7-8, 2011. It was financially supported by Movies That Matter with a grant.

Total of 260 people registered for the festival, and the total seats filled in was around 1820.

The festival conducted a detailed audience feedback survey which revealed very interesting facts – 72% had never attended a human rights festival before; 85% of the audience felt that the films represented a good range of human rights issue; about 60% mentioned that they would have liked Indian films to be included; 99.9% felt that such a festival was relevant.

The festival received fantastic coverage with more than 20 featured write-up and numerous links.


The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those who they oppress “– The Flash Point Human Rights film festival will hurl you into the hearts and the lives of those brave people who had the audacity to stand up alone against the tyranny of the oppressor." 
-MAHESH BHATT, Filmmaker & Rights Activist

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