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Human Rights Film Festival

ASU's 7th Annual Human Rights Film Festival is here!

Listen to an interview with HRFF Founder and Director, LaDawn Haglund on KJZZ: http://theshow.kjzz.org/content/457141/human-rights-film-festival-set-asu-weekend

Read about the 2017 Festival at ASU Now: https://asunow.asu.edu/20170405-discoveries-asu-human-rights-film-festival


Each year Human Rights at ASU sponsors a film festival to engage ASU and the greater community in a discussion of human rights issues through film. This year’s three-day festival will focus on human rights at risk in the United States.

Admission is free and refreshments will be available! Please try to RSVP at the links below by Wednesday, April 5 to allow us to accurately plan the catering. But even if you don't RSVP in time, you are welcome! Tell your friends!

All sessions will be held at College Avenue Commons Auditorium on the Tempe Campus.

View our "trailer of trailers" here:

For more information on topical sessions, select the links below:

Friday, April 7, 2017, 4-6:30 p.m.: Immigrant Rights and Wellbeing

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Trapped: What Remains of a Woman’s Right to Choose?

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 12-3 p.m.: Racism and the Militarization of Policing in America

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 3:30-5 p.m.: Poverty and Economic Mobility

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Indigenous Rights and Extractive Industry

We are extremely grateful to our sponsors for making this event possible: Justice & Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation, Office of American Indian Initiatives, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, ASU Libraries, School of Politics and Global Studies, Center on the Future of War, School of Transborder Studies, and School of International Letters and Cultures.

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