Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

17th Annual

Festival History  | BHRFF 2000

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Genocide By Sanctions
(1998, 28 min) Ramsey Clark's documentation of effect of blockade on people of Iraq, especially children.
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Radioactive Reservations
(1996, 52 min) The story of Native American lands becoming the repository for radioactive waste.
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The Drilling Fields
(1994, 27 min) Historical background of Nigeria's exploitation by Dutch Shell Oil and corrupt military dictatorship and response to Ogoni people's resistance.
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The Fight In The Fields: Cesar Chavez And The Farmworkers' Struggle
(1997, 116 min) First successful union for farmworkers inspiring activism of the 60 and 70's.
Found as "... Farmworkers' Movement" at BPL; WWU: Ctr. for Education, Equity & Diversity (MH 005)
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In the Company of Fear
(1999, 52 min) Nonviolent resistance to state terror in Colombia via international accompaniment.
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The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas
(1996, 56 min) The 1994 Zapatista resistance to government and large landowners.
WWU library: Wilson
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Matewan
(1987, 130 min) Fictional story of coal mining and union busting in 1920's West Virginia.
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It Was a Wonderful Life Title
(1994, 52 min) Follows the stories of six homeless women.
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Fire Eyes
(1995, 60 min) Explores the socio-economic, psychological and medical consequences of Africa's ancient custom of female genital mutilation.
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Globalization and Human Rights
(1998, 57 min) Examines the impact of economic trade in Indonesia and Nigeria and whether profit, human rights and democracy can coexist.
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Borderline Cases: Environmental Matters at the United States-Mexico Border
(1996, 65 min) Examines environmental impact of maquiladoras, factories built by corporations in Mexico.
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Zoned by Slavery: the Child Behind the Label
(1997, 23 min) Documents the working conditions for child labor in Central American sweatshops.
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Going Home
(1999, 31 min) Story of 10 year old child soldier in Sierra Leone.
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Not Too Young to Die: Capital Punishment for Juvenile Offenders
(1996, 52 min) Looks at controversial issue of US juveniles on death row.
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The New Gulag: America's Prisons
(1997, 30 min) Examines the prison industry, prisons for profit, in the United States.
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Double Justice: Race and Capital Punishment
(1993, 20 min) Historical information and racially biased use of death penalty.
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