Join Us for Our 4th Annual Human Rights Film Festival

April 5 – 13, 2019
Lory Student Center and The Lyric

ACT Human Rights Film Festival is the only university- produced, international film festival in the Rocky Mountain west that is dedicated to human rights issues. Awaken to the world around you. Connect across cultures. Transform communities near and far. We invite you to ACT today.

Opening Weekend:

Friday April 5 through Sunday April 7
Lory Student Center & The Lyric

Closing Weekend:

Friday April 12 and Saturday April 13
Lory Student Center & The Lyric

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival Joins International Human Rights Film Network

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival is the latest festival to be accepted into the Human Rights Film Network (HRFN), an international partnership of 41 independent human rights film festivals. The Network’s general assembly announced ACT’s membership at its annual meeting at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam on Monday, November 19.   Produced by the Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University, ACT […]

A Complete Guide to Streaming ACT 2018

The 3rd Annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival has officially wrapped, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t check out your favorite 2018 ACT films online. There are currently only three ACT films available to stream, but we’ll be sure to add to this list as more films make streaming debuts. Human Flow Over 65 […]

Indigenous Musicians Pura Fe and Cary Morin

The 2018 ACT Human Rights Film Festival closed with a program informed by the idea that music and human rights are inherently intertwined. ACT and The Music District hosted Indigenous musicians, Pura Fe, and Cary Morin for a special performance following the festival’s closing night film, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World. Pura Fe […]

ACT 2018 Guests

For this year’s festival, ACT was able to bring 18 guests from the 13 films in the program to Fort Collins to participate in question and answer sessions with the audience following the screenings of their films. These guests came from around the world, including Europe, Africa, and the US, among others. These guests ranged […]

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Colorado State University's Department of Communication Studies hosts the third annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival, April 6, 2018.
Colorado State University Communication Studies professor Scott Diffrient moderates a panel titled “Through the Compassionate Lens” at the ACT Human Rights Film Festival, April 7, 2018.
Colorado State University's Department of Communication Studies hosts the third annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival, April 6, 2018.

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