21 September 2020
Sudanese filmmaker imprisoned for false accusations of disrupting public safety.
06 September 2020
To activate the film community’s collective response to cases of filmmakers facing severe risk, the IDFA, IFFR and the EFA have joined forces in establishing the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk.
17 July 2020
IFFR calls for the release of the Egyptain producer with the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk
10 March 2020
The filmmaker is currently facing incarceration in Iran
23 April 2019
IFFR and IDFA call for the release of detained filmmaker
09 July 2018
Watch his film Gaamer on IFFR Unleashed to support his case.
30 May 2018
Together with many Dutch film institutions, IFFR signed a letter urging the European Parliament to do everything in its power to ensure the immediate release of Ukranian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov. Sentsov is now on day 17 of a hunger strike in a Yakutia prison. He says he will follow through until death should his demands not be met.