Join Us for Our 5th Annual
Human Rights Film Festival

April 3-11, 2020

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Tickets on sale March 10

Connecting at the intersection of culture, art, and social justice

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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ACT Kickoff Party at Odell!

Join us for our 5th annual Kickoff Party at Odell Brewing. Check out the 2020 festival’s trailers, brush up on your ACT trivia to win festival passes or tickets, and sample our custom ACT Screening Sessions festival brew from Odell. March 10, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Odell Brewing. The event is free, but please […]

Special Screening of We Are the Radical Monarchs

On January 23, ACT Human Rights Film Festival, Poudre River Public Library District, and The Colorado Trust will host a special screening of We Are the Radical Monarchs. The film will be live interpreted into Spanish and will conclude with a discussion around youth development, equity, and social justice. The event is free and dinner […]

Through the Student Lens: Colorado State University Student Film Festival

Call for submissions! In celebration of Colorado State University student and alumni films, we are thrilled to announce the inaugural Through the Student Lens: Colorado State University Film Festival. This event is supported by ACT Human Rights Film Festival as part of our fifth anniversary celebration. Through the Student Lens looking for documentaries, short films, […]

Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops on February 6, 2020

“Jenifer McShane’s solution-focused documentary offers proof of an enlightened way forward. Zeroing in on a unit of the San Antonio Police Department, the disarmingly titled Ernie & Joe is a candid, mostly vérité portrait of two cops in a small but paradigm-shifting program — one that breaks down the us-vs.-them mind-set that views people in […]

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