Movies that Matter

Film and debate festival on human rights

Movies that Matter is the annual film and debate festival on human rights and social justice in The Hague, City of Peace of Justice. Every year in March, it offers screenings of documentaries and movies by inspired filmmakers who set themselves apart by the cinematographic quality and compelling content of their productions and thus stir debate on a just world. The nine-day festival further features talk shows, debates, musical performances and art expositions.

City of Peace of Justice

The Hague is international City of Peace of Justice, were people are working hard towards a better world. Hundred years ago an iconic new building was constructed in The Hague: The Peace Palace. This palace marked the beginning of the city's identity as international city of peace and justice, as home of numerous international governmental and non-governmental organisations.

For the love of debating

The Hague has many inspiring places and events where the subtle art of debating is key, like ProDemos and Writers Unlimited. Furthermore, our city has a secret love for literature. Below you'll find some tips to guide you through The Hague.

Cultural tips

The Hague offers a wealth of impressive art and cultural events. Be inspired by the unique Hague museums, visit one of the many live concerts and feel the energy of dance acts by world-renowned companies.