Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

17th Annual

Festival History  | BHRFF 2016

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3½ Minutes, 10 Bullets
An investigation into the 2012 shooting by a white man of a black teenager over loud music. 99 min.
BPL
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Dirty Gold War
Investigates the effects of gold mining on the people of Amazonia and the river's ecosystem. 68 min.
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The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking The Domination Code
Analyzes how U.S. legal treatment of indigenous peoples evolved from Christian conquest doctrine. 60 min.
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El Canto del Colibrí
Explores the relationships of Latino immigrant fathers and their LGBTQ family members. 53 min.
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FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement
Questions beliefs about disability and normalcy by exploring promising technologies. 61 min.
WWU
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Food Chains
The connection of supermarket chains and farm workers who hunger strike in Immokalee, Florida. 86 min.
BPL; WWU
Groundswell Rising
People from across the political spectrum organize to oppose natural gas fracking. 70 min.
BPL
The Hand That Feeds
Undocumented restaurant workers organize against terrible working conditions. 89 min.
BPL
Homeless in Bellingham: Cold, Dirty and Scary
Looks at issues with camping out long term in the city. 18 min.
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Honor Totem
The police shooting of Seattle Native carver John T. Williams and his memorial healing totem. 57 min.
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The Hunting Ground
Exposé of college sexual assaults, their institutional cover-ups, and effects on victims. 104 min.
WWU
In the Image: Palestinian Women Capture the Occupation
Video cameras are given to people to record human rights violations. 61 min.
BPL
India's Daughter
The story of the 2012 rape and murder of a medical student on a bus in India, and later public outcry. 63 min.
WWU
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Kickflips Over Occupation
Youth talk about the importance of the emerging skateboard scene in Palestine. 23 min.
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Language Healers
Stories of Native peoples working to revitalize their languages. 41 min.
BPL; WWU
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Life Is Waiting
Examines the 40 year struggle by the Sahrawi people of Western Sahara for promised independence. 59 min.
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Nuclear Savage
Pacific Islanders struggle for survival, dignity, and justice after decades of human radiation experiments. 57 min.
BPL; WWU
Overpass Light Brigade
Art and social justice action in lighted signs. 6 min.
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Paper Tigers
A Walla Walla school successfully uses a new approach to help "at-risk" students. 103 min.
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Princess Angeline
The story of Chief Seattle's daughter and the Duwamish tribe's relationship with the city of Seattle. 53 min.
BPL; WWU 
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Silent River
Effects of pollution from U.S. owned factories on a Mexican river environment. 25 min.
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Tashi and the Monk  
A former monk operates a children's community in Tibet based on love and compassion. 40 min.
BPL
The True Cost
The impact of fashion on people in the production line and on the planet. 92 min.
BPL; WWU
We Are All Related Here
Examines how climate change is dramatically affecting the Yupik people of Alaska. 50 min.
BPL; WWU
Who is Dayani Cristal?
A body in the Arizona desert reveals reasons for immigration to the U.S., and serious risks. 85 min.
BPL