The eleventh international human rights documentary film festival One World organized by People in Need will be held in Prague from 11 to 19 March 2009 and then travel to a further 29 towns and cities throughout the Czech Republic. In addition, a selection of One World films will be presented in Brussels and in Washington DC as part of the Czech Presidency cultural program.
The festival is organized by People in Need and held under the auspices of Václav Havel, the Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Alexandr Vondra, the Minister of Culture Václav Jehlička, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg, and the Mayor of Prague Pavel Bém.
One World is today the largest and most important human rights film festival in Europe and is firmly established as one of premier cultural and media events in the Czech Republic. One World presents approximately 120 films from all around the globe and seeks to promote the best quality documentary filmmaking on social and political issues.