The HCLU has launched its video advocacy program called HCLU Film in 2007. We have produced more than 500 films since, mostly in the field of drug policy, but we are making more and more films in other fields of HCLU's work.

Take a look at the illustrated HCLU Film 2014 portfolio!


You can also check out the 20132012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 portolios. All the films of HCLU are free to download and distribute under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Hungary license, the Roma films of the HCLU are licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license. You can view all the non-hungarian language films and subtitled Hungarian language films on this page, and you can find all the hungarian ones and those that are subtitled to Hungarian, here. The full database of our films and subtitles with streaming and download links in English can be found here, and in Hungarian here. The drug policy related films first always appear on Drugreporter.net, and only after a while we make a copy of the original articles here, so that on this page all the films can be found.  You can find HCLU's English language YouTube channel here, and the Hungarian one here. We are here on Vimeo and here on Indavideo.


November 29, 2015

DYING A SLOW DEATH: Inside Indonesia's Drug War

PKNI and Drugreporter launch their new documentary film in 4 cities across Indonesia ahead of World AIDS Day 2015. Watch and share the film to end the war on drugs in Indonesia!
November 26, 2015

Where Do Poles Inject? - The “Room for Change” Campaign in Poland

Public discussion of harm reduction in Poland - especially the country's attitude to injecting drug users - is stuck in the 1990s. Read what needs to be done, in terms of the realities described by Polish drug policy experts, to save lives and lower the costs of treating users.

November 22, 2015

We Are a Movement for Freedom - Drug Policy Reform Conference 2015

Progress should not cause us to lose sight of our core values. Please watch our video and read our article about the 2015 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, which was held in Washington DC between 18-21 November!  

November 20, 2015

Ethan Nadelmann: We Are a Movement for Freedom

A speech delivered by the Director of the Drug Policy Alliance at the opening session of the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Washington DC.  

November 13, 2015

Decriminalisation Is Not Rocket Science – The UN Must Endorse It!

Criminalising people who use drugs doesn't work, and it harms our society. We congratulate the UN drug agency for having prepared a paper which supports decriminalisation – and we encourage the agency to endorse their own report. Watch our video, to find out more about how the UN paper on decriminalisation was suppressed, and how it was received at the international harm reduction conference!     
October 26, 2015

The Kuala Lumpur Sessions

The Drugreporter filmed some of the key sessions at the Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

October 21, 2015

The Hazy Dawn of the Harm Reduction Decade

The Drugreporter video team attended and filmed the International Harm Reduction Conference to learn about the new trends in harm reduction. Please watch our short video and read our article highlighting these trends!

October 12, 2015

Harm Reduction: Stuck in the Transit Zone

Our new movie provides an insight into the state of harm reduction in Eastern Europe: A struggle for survival in a time of economic austerity.

September 8, 2015

Life After the Closure of the Needle Exchange in Budapest

Last year, Drugreporter gave a detailed account of the attack on harm reduction in Budapest, which resulted in the closure of the two largest needle and syringe programs. This year, we have produced a movie, based on interviews with key professionals and drug users, about what has changed on the streets of the District 8 of Budapest since then. Watch our video with English subtitles! 

September 3, 2015

Drug Consumption Rooms in Barcelona

Watch this inspiring video interview with a Catalan harm reduction activist, about how drug consumption rooms have helped to reduce drug problems in Barcelona!  

August 25, 2015

Cannabis Social Clubs in Catalonia – A European Model of Cannabis Legalisation?

Please watch our video interview with a Catalan cannabis activist, about how political attitudes to cannabis are changing in Spain. 

July 23, 2015

Drugreporter wins first prize with our movie, "Room in the 8th District"

Our advocacy film has won the award for best documentary at the Kreatív Magazine’s annual webvideo contest.

July 21, 2015

Activists in Indonesia Plan to use Cameras in the Fight Against the Drug War

On 6-10 July, 2015, fifteen activists participated in video advocacy training provided by the HCLU and the Indonesian Drug Users' Network (PKNI) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

July 12, 2015

Odyseus Calls for Common Solutions on Drugs in Slovakia

Slovakia needs to find a common solution to guarantee harm reduction for all in need - argues a local harm reduction provider, Odyseus, in a video produced jointly with Drugreporter.

April 8, 2015

Video Report of the UN Drug Debate

This March, our video advocacy team attended the 58th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the largest drug policy gathering in the world, to find out how governments and NGOs feel about the prospects of drug policy reform. We produced a series of short thematic videos, to give you an overview of the current state of political debate on the burning issues of international drug control.

March 24, 2015

Drogügyi Pillanatkép – kerekasztal beszélgetés az ELTE-ÁJK-n

Az ártalomcsökkentést és a prevenciót épp a dizájner drogok térhódítása idején építik le, amikor a legnagyobb szükség lenne rájuk. A beszélgetők a helyzetelemzés mellett javaslatokat is tettek a jövőre nézve.

March 12, 2015

Second Needle and Syringe Program Shut Down in Budapest

It is a dark time for harm reduction in Hungary: another life-saving service has fallen victim to political paranoia.

February 26, 2015

Drugreporter Annual Report 2014

Films about drug policy reform from New Zealand to Europe, video advocacy trainings, conferences, reports and campaigns about harm reduction, consultation with decision makers at the national and European level - the Drugreporter Team had a very active year in 2014. Please read & download our colorful 2014 Annual Report and learn more! 

January 6, 2015

Coffee Shops and Compromise: The Success of the Dutch Model

In 1976, the Netherlands separated the cannabis market from the market in other illicit drugs, and allowed coffee shops to sell small amounts of cannabis to adults in a controlled environment. Our new movie, supplementing the report of the Open Society Foundation, tells the story of the Dutch model and highlights its successes, as well as the challenges ahead of it.  

December 21, 2014

Harm Reduction: Need for Political Leadership

At the national harm reduction conference in Budapest,  presenters from Greece, Romania and Hungary reported that there are similar problems and challenges in relation to injecting drug use in Southern-Central Europe, but there are huge differences between government responses. Lack of political leadership is leading to growing HIV and hepatitis C infections among drug users all over the region.