Five Dynamic Films To Watch Out For At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Can a film lay groundwork for justice to people around the world? Well, the Human Rights Watch Film Festival’s six dynamic films undoubtedly can! And they’re coming to the Museum of Photographic Arts!

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Festival Schedule:

January 31

Transmilitary, 7:00PM

Policies are changing rapidly for 15,500 transgender military personnel. For that reason, four brave troops risk everything to come out to the Pentagon’s top brass to attain the equal right to serve.


February 1

Roll Red Roll, 7:00PM

Presently about the link between social media and sexual assault. When rape culture is to blame for a sexual assault incident by a football team on one teenage girl, officials are forced to deconstruct sayings like “boys will be boys” and dive into toxic masculinity.

Roll Red Roll

February 2

Charm City, 3:00PM

Community members, police and government officials combat this big city’s poverty and crime. They built programs that provide opportunities and create more compassionate policing systems.

The Unafraid, 7:00PM

The Unafraid follows these inspirational members of the generation of “undocumented, unapologetic and unafraid” young people. The young people who are definitely determined to overcome and dismantle oppressive policies and mindsets.

Anote’s Ark, 12:00PM

Anote’s Ark presents personal stories that serve as cautionary tales for the entire world. It is set against the backdrop of international climate negotiations. Subsequently touches the fight to recognize climate displacement as an urgent human rights issue.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival presents Anote's Ark

About Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. They work tenaciously to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling. The story is being told in a way that encourages empathy and hunger for justice. See you there!

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