The Human Rights Film Series, first organized in 2000 and presented by the Center for Media and Social Impact and the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, showcases the power of film to educate and advocate about human rights.
Four exceptional documentary films that exhibit excellence in filmmaking and explore a broad spectrum of human rights issues are screened each fall. Following each screening, there is an opportunity for the filmmaker and human rights advocates to discuss the film and its issues with the audience.
All films will be shown at 7:00pm at the Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater located on the second floor of the McKinley Building on American University's main campus, with discussion to follow.The 2014 Series will have screenings of the following films:
- October 1st at 7:00pm – E-Team
- October 8th at 7:00pm – 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story
- October 15th at 7:00pm – The Supreme Price
- October 22nd at 7:00pm – The Hand That Feeds
For more information about the featured films, please visit the 2014 Series webpage.
The Human Rights Film Series is free and open to the public.