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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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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.

Thanks for joining us

Thanks for joining us for the 6th annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival. The sixth annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival was a success thank to your continued support of our mission. We appreciate your dedication to elevate and bear witness to human rights stories, along with your willingness to navigate our virtual space. We looking […]

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Now for a limited time all gifts made to support ACT will be matched up to $5,000. Thanks to generous support from Jo Anne Busch and Dan and Bev Clemens, your gift will make a bigger impact. Give today.

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