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Human Rights Film Series - using the power of film to educate and advocate for human rights issues.

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. This fall, the film series will focus on the theme "Race and Justice in America." 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 5:30pm at American University Washington College fo Law, with discussion to follow.  

The 2015 Series will have screenings of the following films:
  • October 15th at 5:30pm – Daisy and Max
  • October 22nd at 5:30pm – 120 Days
  • October 29th at 5:30pm – 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets
  • November 5th at 5:30pm – Out in the Night

For more information about the featured films, please visit the 2015 Series webpage. 

The Human Rights Film Series is free and open to the public.