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    Rafea: Solar Mama

    "Rafea: Solar Mama" by Mona Eldaief & Jehane Noujaim, Thursday, Sept 26, 7pm @ The Herg, Newhouse 3

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    Off Label

    "Off Label" by Donal Mosher & Michael Palmieri, Friday, Sept 27 at 7 pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

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    The Act of Killing

    "The Act of Killing" by Joshua Oppenheimer, Saturday, Sept 28 at 1 pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

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    Intersexion

    "Intersexion" by Grant Lahood, Saturday, Sept 28 at 4 pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

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    Kai Po Che!

    "Kai Po Che!" by Abhishek Kapoor, Saturday, Sept 28 at 7 pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

2013 SUHRFF

Rafea: Solar Mama

August 17th, 2013

Thursday, Sept 26, 7pm @ The Herg, Newhouse 3

By Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim

Rafea is a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages. She is given a chance to attend the Barefoot College in India, where illiterate women from around the world are trained in six months to become solar engineers…

Off Label

August 16th, 2013

Friday, Sept 27, 7pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Donal Mosher and Michael Palmieri

The directors of October Country (SUHRFF 2010) return with a timely, eye-opening exploration of the role that pharmaceuticals play in the social injustices of American healthcare. From human guinea pigs testing drugs for pay and behind-the-scenes marketers to victims of medical experiments…

The Act of Killing

August 16th, 2013

Saturday, Sept 28, 1pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Joshua Oppenheimer

For over forty years, Indonesian society has lionized the paramilitary death squads who murdered over a million of their own countrymen in the name of anticommunism during the mid-1960s. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer initially sought out surviving victims willing to talk…

Intersexion

August 16th, 2013

Saturday, Sept 28, 4pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Grant Lahood

One baby in every 2,000 is born with genitalia so ambiguous that no-one can tell if the child is male or female. In this trailblazing documentary, Mani Bruce Mitchell, New Zealand’s first ‘out’ intersex person, takes us around the world to meet members of the growing intersex community…

Kai Po Che!

August 16th, 2013

Saturday, Sept 28, 7pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Abhishek Kapoor

Ishaan, Omi and Govind are best friends trying to live their dreams at the turn of the millennium in the teeming city of Ahemdabad, India. They are young, ambitious and restless and finally come up with the idea to start a cricket academy to train India’s new heroes…

Accessible PDF & Info

August 10th, 2013

Please download PDF, if necessary.

All films are subtitled or closed-captioned in English. ASL interpreters will also be present for the Introductions and Q&As…

Welcome

August 10th, 2013

We proudly celebrate the eleventh anniversary of the Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival this year. We once again bring you an outstanding line-up of critically acclaimed films addressing social justice issues around the globe to Central New York. This year’s festival is part of Syracuse Symposium 2013: Listening and is presented by the SU Humanities Center and the Newhouse School…

Digital Witness Symposium 2013

July 10th, 2013

The Central New York Humanities Corridor, generously supported by an award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will present the annual Digital Witness Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3.

The symposium is free and open to the public. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided…