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. […]

ACT’s 8th Festival Schedule & Lineup Announced

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“For the first time in several years, ACT will host more than a dozen filmmakers and film participants at the festival,” Festival Producer Greg Dickinson said. “Offering our audiences the chance to meet the people behind the films is a powerful way to add impact and insight to the stories the films tell. Welcoming these […]

Today is the best time to give to ACT

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Thanks to generous support from Wendy Poppen and Jo Anne Busch, all gifts made now through April 14, 2023 will be matched up to $6,000. Your support helps ensure ACT continues to bring must-see films to Northern Colorado during the annual festival and throughout the year. Donate online or mail at check to CSU Foundation, […]

Volunteer at ACT

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ACT is possible thanks to generous volunteers. Help us make the festival a success by helping at the box office, ushering, or with event management. If our gratitude is not motivation enough, each volunteer receives a t-shirt and ticket voucher. Learn more and sign up to be notified about volunteer opportunities. Specific volunteer shifts and […]

8th Annual Festival Kickoff at Odell Brewing

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You’re invited to celebrate the 8th 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 7, 2023 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for the unveiling of our festival schedule and film lineup. Plus, we will tap the 8th […]

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

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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 […]