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    (T)error

    by Lyric R. Cabral and David Sutcliffe, Thursday, Sept 24, 7pm – Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom, Dineen Hall

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Lorelei Scarbro leads a cheering crowd at the offices of the Environmental Protection Agency as she and many supporters demanded that the EPA step in to protect Coal River Mountain.

    Overburden

    by Chad A. Stevens, Friday, Sept 25, 7pm – Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

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    Stories of Our Lives

    by Nest Collective, Saturday, Sept 26, 1pm – Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

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    Landfill Harmonic

    by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, Saturday, Sept 26, 4pm – Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

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    Margarita, With A Straw

    by Shonali Bose, Saturday, Sept 26, 7pm – Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

#SUHRFF2015

(T)error

August 26th, 2015

Thursday, Sept 24, 7pm @ Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom.

By Lyric R. Cabral and David Sutcliffe

Shot over the course of two years and with unprecedented behind-the-scenes access…

Overburden

August 26th, 2015

Friday, Sept 25, 7pm @ Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

By Chad A. Stevens

It’s not easy to take sides when the only option for a decent wage means putting your life, your home and your community at risk…

Stories of Our Lives

August 26th, 2015

Saturday, Sept 26, 1pm @ Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

By Nest Collective

Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective, these five beautifully filmed vignettes dramatizing true-life stories from…

BlindSight

August 26th, 2015

Saturday, Sept 26, 1pm @ Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

By Bob Sacha

This short film explores the visual imagination of blind photographers…

Landfill Harmonic

August 26th, 2015

Saturday, Sept 26, 4pm @ Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

By Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley

In an impoverished Paraguayan community, idealistic teacher Favio Chavez establishes the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura for youth…

Margarita, With A Straw

August 26th, 2015

Saturday, Sept 26, 7pm @ Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

By Shonali Bose

Laila (Kalki Koechlin), an adventurous Delhi student with cerebral palsy, lives at home with her family but yearns for independence and the opportunity to explore her sexuality….

Welcome

August 26th, 2015

We proudly celebrate the thirteenth 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…