Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

20th Annual

2020 Festival Schedule

All films are FREE. Donations to the Film Festival and/or a new clean pair of socks for local homeless folks can be made at each film.

Official Selections:

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
(CAN/2018/87min) Visual meditation on human impact on the planet.
Beyond Climate
(CAN/2018/49min) Impacts of climate change on British Columbia.
Blood Memory
(USA/2019/110min) History and effects of forced Native American adoptions.
The Brainwashing of My Dad 
(USA/2015/90min) Effects on people of constant right-wing media input.
Broken Fish
(USA/2018/15min) Puget Sound coho salmon disappearing due to pollution.
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Broken Places
(USA/2018/76min) Impact of adverse childhood experiences on people.
A Concerned Citizen
(USA/2019/41min) Marine scientist makes civics course for young activists.
Dammed to Extinction
(USA/2019/51min) Effects of Snake River dams on salmon and orca survival. 
Dark Money
(USA/2018/99min) Influence of untraceable corporate money on elections.
An Endless War
(USA/2019/62min) Why the U.S. has fought in Afghanistan so long.
Gaza Fights for Freedom
(USA/84/2019min) Deadly Israeli attacks on demonstrators in 2018.
Home Truth
(USA/2018/72min) Mother sues police for not enforcing a restraining order.
(USA/2019/15min) Perspectives on the interconnections of all life.
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Never Give Up!
(USA/2018/56min) Minoru Yasui fights against WWII Japanese internment.
Our Bodies, Our Doctors
(USA/2019/80min) Follows abortion doctors giving compassionate care.
The Price of Free
(USA/2018/87min) Nobel prize winner Kailash Satyarthi’s efforts to end child slavery.
Racing Extinction
(USA/2015/90min) Examines mankind’s role in the extinction of animals.
Salmon People
(USA/2019/17min) Lifeways of sockeye salmon Coast Salish peoples.
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Stories Beyond Borders
(USA/2019/45min) Six very short films about the realities of being a refugee.
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Stories of Us: Camp Second Chance
(USA/2019/48min) Seattle homeless camp as a caring environment.
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Strangers in Town
(USA/2019/33min) Immigrant contributions to life of a small Kansas city.
(USA/2019/37min) Methods of voter suppression in Georgia governor race.
The Wild
(USA/2019/65min) Mining threats to Bristol Bay, Alaska salmon.
 Women of Journeys
(USA/2019/16min) 2019 Canoe Journey through the eyes of Lummi women.
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