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#Female Pleasure Screening for CSU Students

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We want to hear student’s thoughts and voices. Volunteer to help evaluate a film that ACT is considering programming. Join ACT on November 7, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in Behavioral Sciences A 101 to see the film and to learn more about how ACT selects the films it programs. Plus, you will have a chance […]

Island of the Hungry Ghosts screens October 10, 2019

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“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?

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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.

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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

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  “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 […]

Fort Fund to Support ACT Human Rights Film Festival in 2020

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival received generous support from City of Fort Collins’ Cultural Development & Programming and Tourism Accounts (Fort Fund) to underwrite ACT’s cultural programming endeavors over the next year. This award denotes the fourth consecutive year Fort Fund has helped underwrite the annual film festival produced at Colorado State University. Inaugurated in […]

4th annual ACT festival in review

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The 4th annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival proved that ACT is more than a sum of parts – more than films, talkbacks, receptions, and socializing. ACT is a one-of-a-kind community made up of cinephiles, filmmakers, students, advocates, and artists. And ACT would not be possible without our engaged and fearless audiences.   Film is […]

The Silence of Others at the Lyric on June 6, 2019

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival and The Lyric are teaming up to present an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary, The Silence of Others on June 6, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco (1939-1975), as they organize a groundbreaking international […]

Closing night of ACT celebrates N. Scott Momaday April 13

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Dr. N. Scott Momaday will join closing night of ACT on Saturday, April 13. The ACT Human Rights Film Festival comes to a close Saturday, April 13, at Lory Student Center Theatre with the Colorado premiere of Words from a Bear at 7:30 p.m. The documentary film, made by Indigenous (Kiowa) filmmaker and media artist Jeffrey Palmer, examines […]

Special ACT Package at The Elizabeth Hotel

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The Elizabeth Hotel is the official hotel of the 2019 ACT Human Rights Film Festival. Since the filmmakers attending ACT stay at The Elizabeth, we thought it would only make sense to entice  festival goers to share in the experience. Our friends at The Elizabeth Hotel have come up with this special offer that must […]