ACT Virtual Film Festival: October 1-10, 2020

Posted on

ACT’s rescheduled its 5th annual film festival for October 1-10. Join us online for 20+ films, access to filmmakers, and more. Films are available to watch from anywhere in the United States. Check out our 2020 film selections and start to plan for your virtual festival experience. More details coming soon.

Films to Celebrate Pride Month

Posted on

June is Pride Month, and alongside the many Pride Month 2020 celebrations that have gone virtual, we compiled a list LGBT+ films that you can stream from home. Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate the visibility and hard-earned victories of LGBT people and movements. It is also a time to examine and identify governmental […]

Statement of Solidarity & Support for Black Lives Matter

Posted on

Dear Friends, Today and every day, we stand against racism. We honor the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade. Their deaths at the hands of law enforcement, like countless before them, reflect a human rights crisis rooted in this country’s legacy of systemic racism. The protests, riots, and the anguish are put […]

Outdoor screening: Whose Streets?

Posted on

Join us at The Lyric on June 8th and 12th for a fundraiser screening of the 2017 film Whose Streets? at sundown on The Lyric’s outdoor screen. About Whose Streets?  Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When […]

Films on Black Lives Matter

Posted on

These documentaries provide different lenses through which to better understand recent instances of race-based police brutality (from Ferguson, Missouri to New York City) as well as the historical precedents (e.g., LA officers’ beating of Rodney King in 1992, the 1965 Watts Rebellion, etc.) that reveal how deeply entrenched or systemic institutionalized forms of racism are […]

ACT Shorts in the Museum: Virtual Movie Night

Posted on

In this collaborative, cross-disciplinary program ACT Human Rights Film Festival and Gregory Allicar Museum of Art pair film and art to explore each with new lenses. While we physically distance, and the museum’s galleries are closed we have created a virtual program that engages a short film and a Mixografia print. This edition’s theme revolves […]

Virtual Filmmaker Chats

Posted on

While ACT’s 2020 festival is postponed, some of the festival’s programmed short films are online and others were available for a short time. In April and May 2020, ACT hosted online chats with filmmakers to keep the conversation and community going while physical distancing happens. ACT was thrilled to connect with filmmakers Amy Bench (A […]

ACT At Home: Virtual Screenings and Conversations

Posted on

We are in this together. While we may be physically separated, it’s more important than ever to stay connected to one another, value our human connections, and support our most vulnerable community members. To keep the conversations around human rights and social justice going, ACT is scheduling a series of free virtual events. Just like […]

ACT Kickoff Party at Odell!

Posted on

Join us for our 5th annual Kickoff Party at Odell Brewing. Check out the 2020 festival’s trailers, brush up on your ACT trivia to win festival passes or tickets, and sample our custom ACT Screening Sessions festival brew from Odell. March 10, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Odell Brewing. The event is free, but please […]

Special Screening of We Are the Radical Monarchs

Posted on

On January 23, ACT Human Rights Film Festival, Poudre River Public Library District, and The Colorado Trust will host a special screening of We Are the Radical Monarchs. The film will be live interpreted into Spanish and will conclude with a discussion around youth development, equity, and social justice. The event is free and dinner […]