Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

18th Annual

Festival History | BHRFF 2002

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Profit and Nothing But!
Examines the profit motive and its consequences on our day to day lives, past history, and future. 57 min.
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The Water is Ours, Damn it!
Documents the opposition to water privatization in Cochabamba, Bolivia when the Bolivian government sold off the city's public water system.
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Primetime War
Two news cameramen, friends from opposite sides of the Israeli/Arab conflict, debate about their jobs and what they witness. 52 min.
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Peace of Mind
The works of seven Palestinian and Israeli teenagers who were givenvideo cameras to document their lives in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip.
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Chiapas: Prayer for the Weavers
Portrait of people affected by the struggle of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation for indigenous rights against the Mexican state. 35 min.
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Daughters of Allah
Documents the dramatic choices facing Palestinian women. 49 min.
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I Was Born a Black Woman
Recounts the remarkable life of Benedita da Silva, the first Afro-Brazilian woman to be elected to Brail's senate. 44 min.
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Tulia, Texas: Scenes fron the Drug War
A shocking look at the consequences of racial profiling and our war on drugs. 23 min.
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Abandoned: The Betrayal of America's Immigrants
Depicts the consequences of the detention and deportation policies put in place by Congress in 1996. 32 min.
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Profits of Punishment
A critical look at America's booming private prison industry. 52 min.
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Jung (War): in the Land of the Mujaheddin
An unflinching portrait of life in Northern Alliance-controlled Afghanistan. 114 min.
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On & Off the Res' w/ Charlie Hill
Traces Hill's difficult and courageous path to becoming one of America's most successful comedians. 70 min.
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Songs of the Wind: The Arlecho Creek Story
The Lummi Nation's 8 year struggle to gain tribal ownership of the Arlecho Creek watershed in Whatcom County.
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Dirty Secrets
Exposes a piece of the dark legacy of CIA complicity in Latin American human rights abuses. 57 min.
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S.O.A.: Guns and Greed
Story of the School of the Americas, a training camp at Fort Benning, GA known as the "School of the Assassins". 20 min.
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Inside Burma
Reveals a country isolated since a harsh military dictatorship seized power, impoverishing this once-rich country. 52 min.
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It Takes a Child
Tells the inspiring story of Craig Kielburger, who started the child-run organization "Free the Children". 50 min.
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Surviving Friendly Fire
Follows 10 gay homeless youth who produce a theater project to tell their stories to the world. 60 min.
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