Closing night of ACT celebrates N. Scott Momaday April 13

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Dr. N. Scott Momaday will join closing night of ACT on Saturday, April 13. The ACT Human Rights Film Festival comes to a close Saturday, April 13, at Lory Student Center Theatre with the Colorado premiere of Words from a Bear at 7:30 p.m. The documentary film, made by Indigenous (Kiowa) filmmaker and media artist Jeffrey Palmer, examines […]

Special ACT Package at The Elizabeth Hotel

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The Elizabeth Hotel is the official hotel of the 2019 ACT Human Rights Film Festival. Since the filmmakers attending ACT stay at The Elizabeth, we thought it would only make sense to entice  festival goers to share in the experience. Our friends at The Elizabeth Hotel have come up with this special offer that must […]

Kick-Off Party at Odell set for March 5

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It’s become a tradition for ACT to celebrate the arrival of festival season, and our “Screening Session” specialty beer, with a kick-off party in the Tap Room at Odell Brewing Company. This year’s party occurs Tuesday, March 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. Entrance is free and the first 40 attendees (age 21 and over) […]

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 […]