How to Watch
The 2021 Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival is virtual again this year. The films will be available on Blackboard to ensure access only by Syracuse University authenticated participants.
NO ORDINARY MAN
by Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt
Thursday, September 23, 2021
This inventive and illuminating portrait of jazz musician Billy Tipton, radically challenges the generic conventions of the documentary biopic to interrogate how to represent transgender histories.
BELLY OF THE BEAST
by Erika Cohn
Friday, September 24, 2021
An empowering portrait of the women who are fighting the U.S. carceral state’s systematic and secretive practices of violence and reproductive injustice against female prisoners, primarily women of color.
FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS
by Ajitpal Singh
Saturday, September 25, 2021
A devoted mother toils to save money to build a road in a Himalayan village to take her disabled son for physiotherapy but her husband believes that the traditional conventions of shamanic ritual will save them all.