Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

2014 Festival Schedule

FREE Admission and Parking

VENUES:

BHS – Bellingham High School Library (2020 Cornwall Ave)
BTC
– Bellingham Technical College - Settlemeyer Hall (3028 Lindberg Ave)
BUF
– Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship (1708 I St)
DEM
– Deming Library (5044 Mt Baker Hwy)
FCA
– Fairhaven College Auditorium - Room 300 (at Western Washington University; see directions below)
FCCB
– First Congregational Church of Bellingham (2401 Cornwall Ave)
LYN
– Lynden Library (216 4th St)
NWIC
– Northwest Indian College - Log Building (2522 Kwina Rd)
PFC – Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street; free parkade parking on Commercial)
SHS – Sehome High School Library (2700 Bill McDonald Pkwy)
WCC – Whatcom Community College - Syre Student Center - Room 105 (237 W Kellogg Rd)

WWU Fairhaven College is located on the WWU campus off South College Drive.  FREE WWU PARKING - Lot 12A after 5pm and all weekend.  Disability access: elevator through Fairhaven College courtyard.                  

Public Transportation: WTA routes serve all locations. Call 360-676-7433 for routes and times.

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14th Annual Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

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February 20 - March 1, 2014

 

 

Thursday, February 20

6:30pm & 9:00pm (PFC) Pickford Film Center

Rooted Lands | Rural New Mexico communities stand up to the powerful natural gas fracking industry.

Opening Night Auction (6:30-9:00pm) and Reception between shows.

 

12:00pm & 6:00pm (NWIC)

We Can’t Eat Gold | Alaska Natives resist as their way of life Is threatened by the Pebble Mine. Director present.

 

 

Friday, February 21

11:30am (WCC)

Rooted Lands | Rural New Mexico communities stand up to the powerful natural gas fracking industry. Director by Skype.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

The Carbon Rush | A critical look at the popularity of carbon offset schemes—who wins and who loses.

 

 

Saturday, February 22

12:00pm (PFC)

Hot Water | The creeping danger of uranium mining contamination of drinking water of 38 million Americans. Director by Skype.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

We Can’t Eat Gold | Alaska Natives resist as their way of life is threatened by the Pebble Mine. Director present.

 

 

Sunday, February 23

12:00pm (FCA)

Salmon Confidential | A government cover-up of what is killing British Columbia’s wild salmon. Director by Skype.

 

1:30pm (FCA)

Saving Face | Survivors of acid attacks fight for justice while a Pakistani plastic surgeon helps restore their faces and lives.

 

2:30pm (FCA)

Rape of the Samburu Women | Kenyan women, raped by British soldiers and cast out of their communities, build a self-sufficient village.

 

3:00pm (FCA)

Troubled Water | Communities in a Vancouver Island watershed respond to threats to their drinking water. Director by Skype.

 

4:15pm (FCA)

Easy Like Water | “Bangladesh’s Noah” designs and builds floating schools to help his country adapt to a predicted future of going underwater.

 

6:00pm (FCCB)

Valentino’s Ghost | Exposes links between U.S. foreign policy and media portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

Amazon Gold | At biologically diverse region faces destruction from illegal gold mining. Producer present.

 

7:00pm (BUF)

Standing on Sacred Ground | From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people resist loss of land, water, and health to mining and oil industries.

 

 

Monday, February 24

10:30am & 2:45pm (WCC)

Niños de la Memoria | The search for children who went missing during the civil war in El Salvador.

 

11:30am (WCC)

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion | A solutions based look at environmental and social crises caused by overpopulation.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

It’s A Girl | Gendercide involves female children and fetuses who are killed, abandoned, or aborted in certain parts of the world due to their sex.

 

 

Tuesday, February 25

 

11:30am (WCC)

Standing On Sacred Ground | From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people resist loss of land, water, and health to mining and oil industries.

 

3:30pm (BTC)

Carbon Rush | A critical look at the popularity of carbon offset schemes—who wins and who loses?

 

6:00pm (BTC)

Valentine Road | A disturbing, complicated and tragic death of a gender non-conforming teen.

 

7:00pm (BUF)

Rooted Lands | Rural New Mexico communities stand up to the powerful natural gas fracking industry.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

Not My Life | Global human trafficking affects millions of children, women, and men everywhere.

 

 

Wednesday, February 26

11:30 am (WCC)

Troubled Water | Communities in a Vancouver Island watershed respond to threats to their drinking water.

 

12:30pm (BTC)

Unmanned: Drone Wars | An investigation of the impact, at home and abroad, of U.S. drone strikes.

 

3:30pm (BTC)

Rooted Lands | Rural New Mexico communities stand up to the powerful natural gas fracking industry.

 

5:00pm (LYN)

We Can’t Eat Gold | Alaska Natives resist as their way of life is threatened by the Pebble Mine.

 

6:00pm (BTC)

Not My Life | Global human trafficking affects millions of children, women and men in every part of the world.

 

6:45pm (LYN)

La Source | Haitian brothers raise awareness and funds to bring clean drinking water to their village.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

Valentino’s Ghost | Exposes links between U.S. foreign policy and media portrayals of Arabs and Muslims. Director by Skype.

 

 

Thursday, February 27

11:00 am (BTC)

We Can’t Eat Gold | Alaska Natives resist as their way of life is threatened by the Pebble Mine.

 

1:30pm (WCC)

Amazon Gold | A biologically diverse region faces destruction from illegal gold mining.

 

2:00pm (BTC)

Niños de Memoria | The search for children who went missing during the civil war in El Salvador.

 

4:00pm (BTC)

It’s a Girl | Gendercide involves female children and fetuses who are killed, abandoned, or aborted in certain parts of the world due to their sex.

 

5:00pm (DEM)

Amazon Gold | The most biologically diverse region of Earth faces destruction from illegal gold mining.

 

6:00pm (BTC)

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion | A solutions based look at environmental, and social crises caused by overpopulation.

 

6:00 pm (NWIC)

Rooted Lands | Rural New Mexico communities stand up to the powerful natural gas fracking industry.

 

7:00pm (SHS)

Not My Life | Global human trafficking affects millions of children, women, and men in every part of the world.

 

7:00pm (BHS)

Valentine Road | A disturbing, complicated and tragic death of a gender non-conforming teen.

 

7:00pm (DEM)

Hot Water | The creeping danger of uranium mining contamination of drinking water of 38 million Americans.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

Battle for the Xingu | Native Xingu try to stop a dam in the Peruvian Amazon.


7:15pm (FCA)

Standing On Sacred Ground | From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people resist loss of land, water and health to mining and oil industries.

 

7:30pm (NWIC)

Salmon Confidential | A government cover-up of what is killing British Columbia’s wild salmon.

 

 

Friday, February 28

7:00pm (FCA)

Valentine Road | A disturbing, complicated and tragic death of a gender non-conforming teen.

 

 

Saturday, March 1

 

12:00pm (FCA)

Niños de la Memoria | The search for children who went missing during the civil war in El Salvador.

 

1:30pm (FCA)

Unmanned: Drone Wars | An investigation of the impact, at home and abroad, of U.S. drone strikes.


3:30 pm (FCA)

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion | A solutions based look at environmental, and social crises caused by overpopulation.


4:45pm (FCA)

Blackout | At night, young children in Guinea go out in search for light to study.

 

7:00pm (FCA)

La Source | Haitian brothers raise awareness and funds to bring clean drinking water to their village.

 

 

Themes of this year’s festival are environmental justice, issues of gender equity and cultural rights, peaceful resolution of conflict, and sensible alternatives to corporatism.


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