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9th Annual Festival Kickoff at Odell Brewing

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You’re invited to celebrate the 9th annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival with us at Odell Brewing in Fort Collins. Free and open to all, ACT’s Kickoff Party is on March 19, 2024 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. to celebrate our festival schedule and film lineup. Plus, we will tap the 9th annual ACT […]

Celebrate Black History – Film Screening

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February 27, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. | Colorado State University’s Behavioral Sciences Building A101 | Free & Open to All | Parking information The Cost of Inheritance explores the complex issue of reparations in the U.S. using a thoughtful approach to history, historical injustices, systemic inequities, and critical dialogue on racial conciliation. The Cost of Inheritance, […]

Seeking Students Workers for Spring!

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s ninth edition will be April 3-7, 2024 in Fort Collins with a virtual encore April 8-14. We are seeking two Colorado State University students to join our core team to help ensure success. Paid Work-Study Position: Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator Help ACT build its community engagement program by connecting […]

February Film Screening: Richland

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February 1, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. | The Lyric | $12 General Admission | $6 Students with ID | Tickets Director Irene Lusztig will be in-person for a post-film Q&A Presented by: ACT Human Rights Film Festival and Center for Fine Art Photography Built by the US government to house the Hanford nuclear site workers […]

ACT’s 2024 Passes On Sale Now

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“Attending ACT is like having a passport to the world without leaving Fort Collins” – 2023 festival attendee ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s ninth edition will be April 3-7, 2024 in Fort Collins with a virtual encore showcasing select films online April 8-14. Specific films and programming will be announced in March. Right now, ACT […]

Free Fall Film Screening

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Monday, October 23, 2023 | Lory Student Center Theatre | Free & Open to All BREAKING THE NEWS Breaking the News, Heather Courtney, Princess A. Hairston, Chelsea Hernandez, 2023, United State, 99 minutes, English with English Captions THE FILM: Emily Ramshaw and Amanda Zamora wanted to do something radical about the white men dominating newsrooms. […]

ACT Is Hiring!

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For the 2024 festival, ACT Human Rights Film Festival is hiring a part-time, contract Marketing Specialist to assist with communication, public relations, and marketing. This role works closely with ACT’s festival leadership team. For more information and instruction on how to apply see below.

Where To Watch Past Festival Selections

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ACT strives to screen artistically excellent, new films at its annual festival. Most often these films are only available to watch at film festivals. We have put together an updated list of where previous festival selections can be viewed as of August 2023.

ACT to Screen at CSU Spur in Denver

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Please join us as our ACT Human Rights Film Festival brings an encore screening of the documentary film Into the Weeds: Dewayne “Lee” Johnson vs. Monsanto Company to CSU Spur in Denver on Thursday, April 27. The evening will start at 5:30 p.m. with a reception (including heavy appetizers and refreshments) in the CSU Spur’s […]

That’s a Wrap! Share your thoughts on 2023 festival

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The 2023 ACT Human Rights Film Festival brought together cinephiles, activists, academics, and filmmakers for an unforgettable festival spanning five days in Fort Collins. Audiences convened for film and conversation both on CSU’s campus at the Lory Student Center and off campus at The Lyric. ACT values audience feedback and incorporates it into planning endeavors. […]