Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is committed to bringing to the broad public quality creative documentaries with civic commitment. It seeks to promote the ideals of open society, democracy, rule-of-law, tolerance, political and cultural pluralism within a global context as well as expose the cases of abuse and human rights' violations throughout the world. Verzio works towards creating an environment where human rights are respected and in which ideas are examined creatively and critically. It aims at promoting the use of documentaries in teaching and involving broad audiences in debates on challenges facing humanity.