March 31- April 3, 2022 in-person
Fort Collins, Colorado
April 4-10, 2022 virtual encore festival
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Connecting at the intersection of culture, art, and social justice

Colorado State University’s ACT Human Rights Film Festival brings the best and most recent human rights cinema to northern Colorado.
Through the shared experience of film and conversation, ACT cultivates empathy and new perspectives.

Ty Smith shakes Scott Momaday's hand
Driving with Selvi film subject talks on stage during ACT screening
Closing nights guest Stevie Salas discusses his film Rumble on closing night of the ACT Human Rights Film Festival

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World Premiere: Robert's Village

Originally selected to screen at ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s 2020 edition, Robert’s Village will premiere on October 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Colorado State University. About the film: Robert Serunjogi lost most of his family members during the brutal slayings of Uganda’s Idi Amin administration. After fleeing his home country, Robert started working […]

ACT Year-Round presents Forget Me Not

“Inclusion early on almost guarantees inclusion later on. But segregation early on almost guarantees segregation in the rest of life.” -Sara Jo Soldovieri ACT Human Rights Film and The Lyric have resumed collaboratively screening must-see films throughout the year starting on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Join us in-person or at-home for an exclusive screening of […]


June 19 or “Juneteenth” has been celebrated within the Black American community since the late 1800s, when the date emerged as the first national commemoration of the end of Black slavery in the United States. As CSU’s President McConnell wrote last year, “What I am struck by even in just scratching the surface of this […]

Where to watch ACT films

Since 2016, ACT Human Rights Film Festival has screened more than 100 films during our first six festivals and at year-round events. Here’s the list of all films ACT has programmed and where you can watch them from home. Many of the films from 2020 and 2021 have filmmaker Q&As posted on ACT’s YouTube channel.

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