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World Premiere: Robert’s Village

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Originally selected to screen at ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s 2020 edition, Robert’s Village will premiere on October 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Colorado State University. About the film: Robert Serunjogi lost most of his family members during the brutal slayings of Uganda’s Idi Amin administration. After fleeing his home country, Robert started working […]

ACT Year-Round presents Forget Me Not

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“Inclusion early on almost guarantees inclusion later on. But segregation early on almost guarantees segregation in the rest of life.” -Sara Jo Soldovieri ACT Human Rights Film and The Lyric have resumed collaboratively screening must-see films throughout the year starting on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Join us in-person or at-home for an exclusive screening of […]

Juneteenth!

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June 19 or “Juneteenth” has been celebrated within the Black American community since the late 1800s, when the date emerged as the first national commemoration of the end of Black slavery in the United States. As CSU’s President McConnell wrote last year, “What I am struck by even in just scratching the surface of this […]

Where to watch ACT films

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Since 2016, ACT Human Rights Film Festival has screened more than 100 films during our first six festivals and at year-round events. Here’s the list of all films ACT has programmed and where you can watch them from home. Many of the films from 2020 and 2021 have filmmaker Q&As posted on ACT’s YouTube channel.

Thanks for joining us

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Thanks for joining us for the 6th annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival. The sixth annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival was a success thank to your continued support of our mission. We appreciate your dedication to elevate and bear witness to human rights stories, along with your willingness to navigate our virtual space. We looking […]

Double your impact

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Now for a limited time all gifts made to support ACT will be matched up to $5,000. Thanks to generous support from Jo Anne Busch and Dan and Bev Clemens, your gift will make a bigger impact. Give today.

Call to ACT

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Learn how you can watch the 2021 films and make a difference. The 6th ACT Human Rights Film Festival is virtual, and this year’s festival includes comprehensive resources and information on how audience members can make an impact. Explore the Call to ACT pages today.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s program announced.

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From March 19-28, ACT Human Rights Film Festival returns. The 2021 virtual film lineup and full festival program are live! The festival features 20 films from 14 countries plus filmmakers Q&As. Read more about the festival films and programs in this week’s Source.

Kickoff ACT 2021 [Virtually]

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival invites you to join us at our virtual Kickoff Party. Gather with us, and we will share some festival highlights and show film trailers from the upcoming ACT Human Rights Film Festival. Plus, answer ACT and film trivia questions for a chance to win festival tickets and passes. The 6th […]

Thank you for joining us!

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In 2020, ACT Human Rights Film Festival celebrated its fifth year presenting human rights films to engaged audiences. While the program’s mission remained steadfast, the COVID-19 pandemic altered both when and how the 5th festival took place. From postponement to pivoting to a virtual festival, ACT’s audience members, filmmakers, film subjects, supporters, and campus partners […]