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Festival Passes & Tickets Announced

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Prices for the 2019 ACT Human Rights Film Festival have been announced with advance purchase for All Festival and Weekend passes beginning in mid-February through the ACT website. Individual tickets will be available for purchase beginning March 5, when the complete festival schedule is released. 2019 Festival Schedule Subject to change. Final schedule released March […]

ACT Human Rights Film Festival Joins International Human Rights Film Network

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The ACT Human Rights Film Festival is the latest festival to be accepted into the Human Rights Film Network (HRFN), an international partnership of 41 independent human rights film festivals. The Network’s general assembly announced ACT’s membership at its annual meeting at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam on Monday, November 19.   Produced by the Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University, ACT […]

A Complete Guide to Streaming ACT 2018

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The 3rd Annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival has officially wrapped, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t check out your favorite 2018 ACT films online. There are currently only three ACT films available to stream, but we’ll be sure to add to this list as more films make streaming debuts. Human Flow Over 65 […]

Indigenous Musicians Pura Fe and Cary Morin

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The 2018 ACT Human Rights Film Festival closed with a program informed by the idea that music and human rights are inherently intertwined. ACT and The Music District hosted Indigenous musicians, Pura Fe, and Cary Morin for a special performance following the festival’s closing night film, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World. Pura Fe […]

ACT 2018 Guests

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For this year’s festival, ACT was able to bring 18 guests from the 13 films in the program to Fort Collins to participate in question and answer sessions with the audience following the screenings of their films. These guests came from around the world, including Europe, Africa, and the US, among others. These guests ranged […]

Encore Screenings

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The ACT Human Rights Film Festival proudly partners with The Lyric to bring world-class films to Fort Collins for encore screenings. Missed Opening Weekend? No problem — you have a chance to see five films during the week, Monday — Thursday. Minding the Gap Monday April 9th 6:30pm at The Lyric Focusing on Bing’s childhood […]

Films Coming to ACT from Sundance

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For this year’s festival, we have a couple of films that are coming to us from Sundance, Minding the Gap and Crime + Punishment. These films are both new and both incredible examples of human rights cinema. Minding the Gap Minding the Gap is director Bing Liu’s first film. The film follows a group of […]

Call for ACT Volunteers

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The ACT Human Rights Film Festival seeks volunteers to help at the 2018 festival occurring April 5-14, 2018 at three different venues across Fort Collins. Volunteer opportunities include working the ACT Box Office/Information table, ticketing and seating, theater set-up and take-down, and more. Shifts typically last three hours. Volunteers receive an ACT t-shirt and entrance […]

ACT is Crowdfunding

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The ACT Human Rights Film Festival, produced by CSU’s Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts, goes beyond the powerful films that it features to take real ACTion in support of human rights around the world. ACT brings together the CSU and northern Colorado community to witness human rights stories from around the […]

Announcing the ACT All Festival Pass

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ACT is excited to announce the addition of the first-ever All Festival Pass to its 2018 ticketing options. All Festival Passes are on sale now! Snag yours for $90 here. Here’s what you need to know about the All Fest Pass and how it works: The pass grants patrons access to all ACT events taking place during opening and […]