HRAFF is all about showcasing amazing stories from people who make a difference, but outside the cinema we can all contribute to the cause of human rights. Here’s five easy ways you ... Read more
By Dan Edwards Suicide is a raw topic in any context, so imagine making a documentary about your own father’s desire for death. That’s the task Chilean-born Canadian director Carlo Guillermo Proto set ... Read more
Gustavo Proto has, by all appearances, a good life; after a successful career, the Chilean immigrant now lives in a beautiful home in Canada, surrounded by a loving wife and family. However, when he recognises the early onset of Alzheimer’s, Gustavo begins to contemplate ending his life, just as his father did before him
“EL HUASO is a sublime piece of documentary filmmaking that still haunts me. A definite must-see!” – Britt Arthur, Feature Programming
HRAFF On Tour
Our national festival tour returns in 2013 as we travel the country throughout May and June. Showcasing a collection of captivating stories fresh from the Melbourne program, we’ll hit the road in search of new audiences to delight and inspire with our films and art collaborations.