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2014 Human Rights Film Festival



Schedule of Events

ASU's fourth annual Human Rights Film Festival is the biggest yet, with 11 films scheduled over three days, including three Oscar-nominated titles. Films are followed by Q&A sessions with subject experts and a number of the films' directors. The festival, held in Armstrong Hall on the ASU Tempe campus, is free and open to all.


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Friday, April 11, 1:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.


1:00- 2:45 The Act of Killing - 115 min (2014 Academy Award Nominee "Best Documentary Feature")

2:45-3:30 Discussion (coordinated by ASU law professor Daniel Rothenberg)

3:30-4:00 BREAK

4:00 One Day Everything Will Be Free

5:30-6:15 Discussion with film director Joseph Redwood-Martinez 

6:15 BREAK


7:00 The Square (2014 Academy Award nominee "Best Documentary Feature")

8:30 Discussion (Coordinated by Scott Henderson, Amnesty International, and Bryher Bloor)

9:15 Day 1 events end





Saturday, April 12, 1:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.


1:00  The Sacred Place Where Life Begins- G’wich’in Women Speak  (20')

1:20 Discussion with film director Miho Aida

1:40 BREAK

1:45  Protect Our Future: Indigenous Rights and Environmental Rights (30')

2:15 Discussion with film directors Jordan Principato, Shania Jackson, Ahpahnae Thomas  (Facilitated by Bryan Brayboy, ASU President's Professor of Indigenous Education and Justice, director of the Center for Indian Education, School of Social Transformation)

3:15  BREAK

4:00 Eufrosina's Revolution

5:30 Discussion with film director Luciana Kaplan (Facilitated by Ilana Luna)

6:15 BREAK


7:00 Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, (2014 Academy Award nominee "Best Documentary Feature")

8:30 Discussion (Organized by Amnesty International)

9:15 Day 2 events end





Sunday, April 13, 1:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.


1:00 Between Light and Darkness

1:25: Discussion (Organized by Jacob Hahn, Amnesty International, ASU student chapter)

2:00 The State of Arizona

3:30 Discussion with Sandra Castro (Puente) and Alfredo Gutierrez (author of "To Sin Against Hope" and longtime community activist)

4:15  BREAK

4:30  Workers on the Rise

5:15: Discussion with film producer Michelle Téllez (Organized by Anika Larson and Shelby Lawson)

6:00 BREAK


7:00 God Loves Uganda 

8:30 Discussion (Organized by Madeleine Adelman, associate professor of justice and social inquiry, School of Social Transformation)

9:15 Day 3 events end


The 2014 festival is sponsored by the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics; the School of Social Transformation; the Center for Indian Education; the Center for Law and Global Affairs; Amnesty International, Tempe chapter; Amnesty International, ASU student chapter; the Global Institute of Sustainability and its graduate student organization GISER (Graduates in Integrative Society and Environment Research); GLSEN Phoenix; and the Anti-Defamation League. 


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