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USF Human Rights Film Festival | Opening Day

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
USF Presentation Theater | 2350 Turk Blvd, San Francisco, CA

17th Annual Human Rights Film Festival | USF

The University of San Francisco hosts its 17th Annual Human Rights Film Festival from March 21-23, 2019.

In keeping with the social justice mission of USF, the festival seeks to make the university a center for the promotion of human rights, as well as a platform to raise consciousness about abuses worldwide.

This year’s films address human rights violations in the U.S., Kenya, Spain, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Tonga, Argentina, Kiribati, Chile, England.

2018 Human Rights Film Festival
March 21-23, 2019 | All day
USF, Presentation Theater, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco

View 2019 Film Schedule

The issues include: political repression, genocide, disappearances, free speech, censorship, environmental destruction, climate change, digital cleaning and corporations’ control of online information, policies abusing economic and social rights, workers’ rights, LGBTQ rights, racism, migrant and farm workers, indigenous rights, migrations, immigration, the prison system, and museums’ colonial plundering.

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Immigration Celebration, Movies, San Francisco
Address: 2350 Turk Blvd, San Francisco, CA

Thursday, March 21, 2019

7:00 am   SF’s First “Culture for Community” Festival | Yerba Buena District  FREE*
*Free admission to participating Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions
10:00 am   Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE
10:00 am   A Super Rare “Free Museum Day” at SFMOMA | SF  FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required
All Day   USF Human Rights Film Festival | Opening Day  FREE
12:30 pm   Thursday Movement Classes w/ LINES Dance Center | SF  FREE
1:00 pm   Presidio Experience Tour | SF  FREE
4:00 pm   HERstory Festival: “Rad Women Live” Book Sale & Signing | SF  FREE
5:00 pm   Night at the Jewseum: Drag Cabaret Purim Party | Contemporary Jewish Museum  FREE
5:00 pm   Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa  FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:00 pm   Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF  $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets. 
6:00 pm   Junior League of San Francisco’s March Madness Kick Off Party | SF  $20*
*Must be 21 or older.
6:00 pm   Make: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch  $8*
*Free with admission. Admission: Adults $8.00, Students/Senior $6.00.
6:00 pm   Exploratorium After Dark: Let’s Play | Pier 15  $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pm   Hard Rock’s Free Music Series: Mama’s Soup Band | SF  FREE*
*No Cover. Food and drink for purchase
6:00 pm   Jurassic NightLife | California Academy of Sciences  $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
All Day   “Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco  FREE
7:00 pm   Discussion & Workshop on Tenderloin Cocktail Culture | SF  $10*
*Doors at 6:30 pm, Program 7 pm
7:00 pm   Diversity Film Series: “The Pushouts” | Piedmont  FREE
7:00 pm   Monarchs in Crisis: Film Screening & Discussion | The Presidio  FREE
7:00 pm   New Monthly Outdoor Movie Night: Third Thursdays | Oakland  FREE*
*FREE with your rsvp or $6 at the door
7:30 pm   Win Tix: Dreamy Buzz Pop “And The Kinds” | Cafe Du Nord  WIN
7:30 pm   2019 Albany FilmFest: Music of the Streets Films | East Bay  $12*
*$12 per movie or you can buy a week long valid Festival pass for $80
8:00 pm   Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar  FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:30 pm   Win Tix: Brexit Pop: Matt Maltese | Bottom of the Hill  WIN
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