Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival takes place Sept. 24-26.

Sep 24, 2015

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The 13th annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival (SUHRFF) is part of the 2015 Syracuse Symposium: Networks, presented by the SU Humanities Center.

Roger Hallas, an associate professor of English at Syracuse University, co-directs the film festival along with television, radio, and film associate professor Tula Goenka.

Vivian May, director of the Humanities Center and associate professor of women’s and gender studies, says, “This year’s lineup is particularly strong, using critically acclaimed independent films to explore issues of social justice around the world. My hope is that this festival—and Syracuse SymposiumTM, in general—will stimulate a sustained dialogue about these issues and ways they may be addressed.”

The 2015 SUHRFF schedule includes:

Thursday, September 24

7 p.m.– (T)error by Lyric R. Cabral and David Sutcliffe

Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom, Dineen Hall

Friday, September 25

7 p.m. – Overburden by Chad A. Stevens

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

Saturday, September 26

1 p.m. – Stories of Our Lives by Nest Collective

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

Screened with: BlindSight by Bob Sacha

4 p.m. – Landfill Harmonic by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley

7 p.m. – Margarita, With a Straw by Shonali Bose

All screenings are free and open to the public.

Read the full A&S news article here.


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