Posts in the Category: SUHRFF 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…