2021 Virtual
Human Rights
Film Festival
March 19-28
Join us online for the sixth edition of our annual film festival and safely experience a lineup of inspiring documentaries from around the world.

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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ACT Human Rights Film Festival's program announced.

From March 19-28, ACT Human Rights Film Festival returns. The 2021 virtual film lineup and full festival program are live! The festival features 20 films from 14 countries plus filmmakers Q&As. Read more about the festival films and programs in this week’s Source.

Kickoff ACT 2021 [Virtually]

ACT Human Rights Film Festival invites you to join us at our virtual Kickoff Party. Gather with us, and we will share some festival highlights and show film trailers from the upcoming ACT Human Rights Film Festival. Plus, answer ACT and film trivia questions for a chance to win festival tickets and passes. The 6th […]

Thank you for joining us!

In 2020, ACT Human Rights Film Festival celebrated its fifth year presenting human rights films to engaged audiences. While the program’s mission remained steadfast, the COVID-19 pandemic altered both when and how the 5th festival took place. From postponement to pivoting to a virtual festival, ACT’s audience members, filmmakers, film subjects, supporters, and campus partners […]

How to fest - Virtual Edition

How to fest! From our homes to yours, the 6th ACT Human Rights Film Festival will be virtual! Enjoy a curated slate of the best human rights and social justice films safely at home. Plus, tune in for exclusive filmmaker conversations and live Q&As. Our virtual film festival is available on computers, devices, and on […]

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