Posts in the Category: SUHRFF2018

Drawing from hundreds of hours of footage, filmmaker Rudy Valdez shows the aftermath of his sister Cindy’s 15-year sentence for conspiracy charges related to crimes committed by her deceased ex-boyfriend…

At only twenty-three years old, Nadia Murad’s life is a dizzying array of important undertakings—from giving testimony before the U.N. Security Council to visiting refugee camps to soul-bearing media interviews, emotionally draining speeches…

When Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transwoman, is brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine, three women intimately invested in the case—an activist attorney (Virgie Suarez), a transgender journalist (Meredith Talusan) and Jennifer’s mother (Julita “Nanay” Laude)…

Winning the World Cinema Audience Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, I Dream in Another Language is a poetic reflection on life and long-lost love. After the death of elderly village matriarch Jacinta, only two speakers of a Mexican indigenous language remain…

The second feature by Nepalese filmmaker Deepak Rauniyar sensitively explores the damage done to the fabric of Nepalese society by the decade-long civil war between the Maoists and Nepal’s monarchical government. On the occasion of his father’s funeral…

We proudly celebrate the sixteenth 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…

Free SUHRFF t-shirts will be given out on a first come basis at each screening.

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