Celebrate Black History: THE REBELLIOUS LIFE OF MRS. ROSA PARKS

Posted on

Join ACT and CSU’s Black/African American Cultural Center for an exclusive screening of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks on February 7, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in Behavioral Sciences Building 131. Parking information here. Based on the bestselling biography by Jeanne Theoharis and executive produced by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, this crucial documentary on […]

2023 Festival Passes On Sale Now

Posted on

The 8th annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Fort Collins from March 29 – April 2, 2023. Early Bird Passes are now on sale at the best price and make great gifts. An Early Bird Pass includes one ticket to every in-person film screening at the 2023 festival and access to […]

All That Breathes

Posted on

Join ACT Human Rights Film Festival, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, and Rocky Mountain Raptor Program for an unforgettable screening of the documentary film All That Breathes. Rocky Mountain Raptors will be present with live birds to share their mission and goals with audience members. The first film in history to win best documentary at […]

Native American Heritage Month

Posted on

In partnership with Colorado State University’s Native American Cultural Center and Asian Pacific American Cultural Center, ACT Human Rights Film Festival presents award-winning documentary Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust (Ann Kaneko, 52 minutes, USA, 2021) at The Lyric on November 16, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The screening and film discussion are free and open […]

Shorts in the Museum Returns

Posted on

ACT Shorts in the Museum | October 6, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. | Gregory Allicar Museum of Art Join ACT and the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art for a special short film and visual art pairing. The evening thematically focuses on the human cost of capitalism across artistic mediums. Short film: JOBS FOR ALL! directed […]

I Didn’t See You There – Thematic Year/The Symposium film screening

Posted on

I Didn’t See you There | October 17, 2022 | 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Behavioral Science 131 This year’s The Symposium for Inclusive Excellence and CSU’s Thematic Year joins ACT for a special screening of the award-winning documentary film I Didn’t See You There. The evening event starts with a reception featuring heavy appetizers […]

Film on food & climate change: The Ants & the Grasshopper on August 20

Posted on

Join ACT and the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery (FCMoD) for a screening of the documentary The Ants and the Grasshopper and visit FCMoD’s traveling exhibit, Food for Thought Micro Views of Sustenance: Threats and Prospects.  The Ants and the Grasshopper (director Raj Patel, Zack Piper, 2021, 71 minutes)  Synopsis: Anita Chitaya has a gift; […]

Addiction & Recovery Film Screening June 10, 2022: DOPE IS DEATH

Posted on

Join us at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery’s OtterBox Digital Dome Theater for a free screening of the documentary Dope is Death and stay for a conversation following the film. “With blight ravaging New York City in the 1970s, the Young Lords and Black Panthers fought for radical change in their communities. Through the […]

That’s a wrap

Posted on

The 7th ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s took place March 31 – April 10 in Fort Collins and online. After two years of fully virtual festivals, ACT returned to theatres to screen unforgettable films. Opening night took place in the Lory Student Center Theatre and the remaining 12 film blocks screened off campus at The […]

Local artist, drag performer showcases ‘From Shame to Pride’ at ACT

Posted on

The full story originally appeared and can be found in Source. As a boy growing up in Brazil in the 1990s, queer artist Kris Barz Mendonça struggled to find his way in a culture that required boys and men to eschew anything even remotely “feminine.”  That meant no dolls, no dresses and no dancing.  “I […]