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5th ACT Human Rights Film Festival

April 3-11, 2020

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Island of the Hungry Ghosts screens October 10, 2019

“Gabrielle Brady’s powerful portrait of the lives of asylum seekers warehoused on Christmas Island is fierce and compassionate” – The Guardian  ACT Human Rights Film Festival and The Lyric will present an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary Island of the Hungry Ghosts.   This next installment of the ACT Year-Round series is set on Christmas […]

Where can I watch the films ACT screens?

One of the most common questions ACT’s staff is asked is where and how people can access the films that ACT screens? Whether you want a loved one to see a film that moved you or you had a schedule conflict that prevented attending, it can be difficult (or take a long time) to gain […]

Calling all CSU Liberal Arts Students. Intern with ACT.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival is seeking two enthusiastic, organized undergraduates to intern with us during the 2019-2020 school year. Interns will have leadership positions during the 2020 festival in April and will earn credit learning about event management, film, and marketing. This is a fantastic opportunity to earn college credits and gain tangible career […]

We Are the Radical Monarchs at The Lyric on August 22, 2019

  “The simple act of creating a space that centers on black and brown girls is radical.” – Remezcla ACT Year-Round and The Lyric are kicking off back to school with the award-winning documentary We Are the Radical Monarchs. Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color at the front lines of […]

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Filmmaker panel at ACT Human Rights Film Festival
Volunteers at the ACT Human Rights Film Festival
Gaza at ACT Human Rights Film Festival

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