2017 Festival Photos

3rd Annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival

Save the dates: the festival will be back over two weekends in April 2018. Catch human rights films and events April 5-8, 13-14 2018. We’ll see you then!

ACT Reacts to Newsom

On August 19th, 2017, a noose made out of crepe-paper was found in Newsom Hall dormitory. The noose is a reflection of racial violence and a visual symbol of terror that beckons memory of American lynchings of black women and men. 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

Support ACT

On Colorado State University’s Love Your State Day of Giving, 182 donors gave $12,345 to the ACT Human Rights Film Festival. We are so thankful for your generosity! If you missed Love Your State, you can still support the festival by donating here. Give Now

Calling Student Filmmakers

ACT Human Rights Film Festival invites current US students studying in the Inter-Mountain West to submit films starting Fall 2017 for inclusion in the 2018 festival. Learn More

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