04/14/2017 – 4/21/2017
This event is the city and state’s first-ever weeklong film festival dedicated to human rights documentary and narrative film. ACTFF will showcase 18 films that cover a spectrum of human rights issues, from hunger, homelessness and women’s rights to the fight for democracy, GLBTQ rights in Africa and art as resistance and cultural resilience, honoring the complexity of human life and the resilience of the human spirit.
Directors will be coming from as far away as South Korea, Netherland, Iran to be present for the film screenings and post-film Q&A’s.
In addition to the films, receptions will follow Opening and Closing Night screenings, the Downtown Artery will host an “After Hours Lounge” for festival guests and a custom made festival IPA, from Odell Brewing will be on tap at various locations during the festival. There will also be a “Call to ACT” initiative, with more than 20 nonprofit organization ready to connect film-goers to relevant information to translate energy into action on important issue presented in the films.
Fort Collins, CO