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Annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival focuses on connection

Maddy Erskine March 23, 2021

After a year of unprecedented isolation, the need for human connection both among our communities and globally is at what feels like an all-time high. This intense desire for connection is at the...

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‘Eldorado’ reveals that refugee stories don’t end when they reach shore

Graham Shapley April 16, 2019

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s acronym contains their mission statement: to awaken, connect and transform. Awaken viewers to human rights violations, connect them through human faces and transform...

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‘A Woman Captured’ shares intimate account of modern-day domestic slavery

Lauryn Bolz April 8, 2019

"A Woman Captured" at first seems to follow the relatively normal life of a woman living in rural Hungary. She goes to work, picks flowers and chatters with the filmmaker about the lovely evening. Then,...

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‘Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements’ shows complex situations of deaf people

Maddie Wright April 7, 2019

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival started off with a well-produced film titled "Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements" about deafness and the complexity that comes with it The ACT Human Rights...

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival: ‘Mama Colonel’ doesn’t pull any punches

Ty Davis April 12, 2018

If the last few years has not robbed you of your empathy, then brace yourself to watch this movie. "Mama Colonel" almost made me cry where I sat. Sexual and child abuse are prevalent problems in the Democratic...

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