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New Leadership of Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival

(Toronto, February 12, 2020) -- Helga Stephenson is stepping down as chair of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival Toronto, an event she brought to the city 17 years ago, Human Rights Watch said today. The veteran documentary film directors Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier will become the new co-chairs of the annual festival. The Human Rights Watch Film Festival wrapped its Toronto edition on February 4, 2020. The festival included six powerful films in a new partnership with Hot Docs, which also included three new daytime student screenings. A new initiative to provide all screenings…

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