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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.
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Films to Celebrate Pride Month
June is Pride Month, and alongside the many Pride Month 2020 celebrations that have gone virtual, we compiled a list LGBT+ films that you can stream from home. Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate the visibility and hard-earned victories of LGBT people and movements. It is also a time to examine and identify governmental […]
Statement of Solidarity & Support for Black Lives Matter
Dear Friends, Today and every day, we stand against racism. We honor the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade. Their deaths at the hands of law enforcement, like countless before them, reflect a human rights crisis rooted in this country’s legacy of systemic racism. The protests, riots, and the anguish are put […]
Outdoor screening: Whose Streets?
Join us at The Lyric on June 8th and 12th for a fundraiser screening of the 2017 film Whose Streets? at sundown on The Lyric’s outdoor screen. About Whose Streets? Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When […]
Films on Black Lives Matter
These documentaries provide different lenses through which to better understand recent instances of race-based police brutality (from Ferguson, Missouri to New York City) as well as the historical precedents (e.g., LA officers’ beating of Rodney King in 1992, the 1965 Watts Rebellion, etc.) that reveal how deeply entrenched or systemic institutionalized forms of racism are […]