About SUHRFF 2020

18th annual SUHRFF, September 24-September 26, 2020

The Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival celebrates its 18th year from Thursday, Sept 24 through Saturday, Sept 26, with an outstanding line-up of award-winning films addressing social justice issues around the globe. The festival is part of Syracuse Symposium 2020: FUTURES and is presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center in the College of Arts & Sciences and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

SUHRFF is an online event this year because of Covid-19 restrictions. All screenings and filmmaker Zoom Q&As are free and available with a syr.edu email login via Blackboard Organization: SUHRFF – SU Human Rights Film Festival. Films will be available for viewing for 24 hours on dates listed.

All films are closed-captioned or subtitled and also audio described in English. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) is available during all Q&As.

Additional details can be found in our Syracuse University News Release. 

The Co-Directors of SUHRFF are Professors Tula Goenka (Television, Radio & Film) and Roger Hallas (English).