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2022 FESTIVAL
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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Hungry to Learn + Panel

As part of CSU’s Diversity Symposium, ACT Human Rights Film Festival is proud to present a free encore screening of 2020 ACT festival film Hungry to Learn from Oct. 25-Nov. 7, 2021. Hungry to Learn will be available to watch at home, and a panel of CSU staff and students will discuss CSU’s initiatives to […]

Native American Heritage Month film + Q&A

Home From School: The Children of Carlisle Native American Heritage Month is held during November, and is nationally-recognized as a month to celebrate Native Americans; past, present, and future. On November 10 and 11, join CSU’s Native American Cultural Center, RamEvents, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, and ACT Human Rights Film Festival for the documentary […]

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 […]

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