2017 Festival Photos

Join Our Team

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival is looking for experienced and dedicated individuals to join the ACT operations team for its 2018 festival. We are currently hiring one technical manager and one theater manager position. If you have what it takes to continue the ACT tradition of providing seamless and professional service to festival patrons, by all means, we’d love to meet you. Learn more and view complete position announcements here.

CSU Hosts Human Trafficking Symposium

Students, faculty, community members, and professionals are encouraged to attend! Learn more

Films On Our Radar

Check out three films that tell raw stories of the human condition – Complicit, Mama Colonel, and Nowhere to Hide. You may be able to catch these films at the festival in April. Learn More

Support ACT

Together, we can raise our voices for human rights by supporting crucial conversations and inspirational stories. Be part of the change by making a gift today. Give Now

Catch Up With Cedric Techante

Cedric of Born This Way talks Cameroon, LGBTQIA activism, and living in California. Learn More

A Complete Guide to Streaming ACT 2017 Films

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival provides access to films that you might not have the chance to see anywhere else. If you’d like the chance to see your favorite films from the 2017 ACT Human Rights Film Festival lineup again, use this guide to find 10 of the films online. Learn More

2017 Festival Teaser

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages. Read More