16th Annual Human Rights Film Festival | USF
The University of San Francisco hosts its 16th Annual Human Rights Film Festival from April 5-7, 2018.
The festival seeks to make the university a center for the promotion of human rights, as well as a platform to raise consciousness about its abuses worldwide. This year’s films address human rights violations in locations that include the U.S., China, Syria, Spain, Italy, Israel, Palestine, Guatemala, Congo, and Hawaii.
2018 Human Rights Film Festival
April 5-7, 2018 | All day
USF, Presentation Theater, 2350 Turk St, San Francisco, CA
The issues include: political repression, genocide, disappearances, women’s rights, environmental pollution, corporations’ power and abuses, gentrification, unhealthy working conditions, occupation of territories, LGBTQ rights, racism, migrant and farm workers’ living and working conditions, indigenous rights, domestic violence, migrations, refugees, the prison system, violence towards women and children in war-torn regions, and GMOs and the safety of the food supply.
One of the selected films, Last Men in Aleppo, has been nominated for a 2018 Academy Award for best documentary.
Submitted by Lorie