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Human Rights Film Series

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2015 Human Rights Film Series: Out in the Night Screening and Q&A

Through the lives of four young women, Out in the Night reveals how their race, gender identity and sexuality became criminalized in the mainstream news media and criminal legal system. Out in the...

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2015 Human Rights Film Series: 3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS Screening and Q&A

3 1⁄2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS dissects the aftermath of the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and the trial of Michael Dunn who, in 2012, shot him repeatedly at a Florida gas station for playing his...

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2015 Human Rights Film Series: Daisy & Max Screening and Q&A

Set in the part of L.A. popularly known as South Central, Daisy & Max explores the world of gang violence intervention workers, the long shadows of mass incarceration on families and children,...

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2015 Human Rights Film Series

American University’s Center for Media & Social Impact and the Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law are excited to announce the 16th Annual Human...

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“The Hand That Feeds” Screening and Q&A

At the original 63rd Street Hot and Crusty café, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant...

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“The Supreme Price” Screening and Q&A

“The Supreme Price” traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her...

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“15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story” Screening and Q&A

“15 to Life” is a story of redemption that goes to the heart of why children cannot be treated as adults before the law. Eleven years ago Kenneth Young received four life sentences. He...

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“E-Team” Screening and Q&A

Anna, Ole, Fred and Peter are four members of the Emergencies Team — or E-Team — the boots on the ground division of a respected, international human rights group. Arriving as soon as possible...

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2016 Human Rights Film Series: When Elephants Fight Screening and Q&A

The #StandWithCongo campaign includes activists, filmmakers, political experts, and community organizers in an effort to solve conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Director Mike...

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