Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

22nd Annual

Festival History | BHRFF 2006

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A Closer Walk
Details a broad spectrum of the global AIDS experience and includes people with HIV/AIDS from all walks of life. 85 min.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
After Innocence
Tells the dramatic and compelling story of the exonerated-innocent men wrongfully imprisoned for decades and then released after DNA evidence proved their innocence. 90 min.
BPL-Bellingham; Ferndale; WWU Wilson 2W-Video
Aristide and the Endless Revolution
Explores the events that led to the 2004 removal of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the democratically elected President of Haiti. 83 min.
WWU Wilson 3W -Books
Darfur Diaries: Message from Home
Chronicles the history, hopes and fears of the people of Darfur and the tragedy of the living. 57 min.
BPL-Bellingham; Ferndale; WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
On the Objection Front
Interviews with founding members of Courage to Refuse, a group of Israeli reserve soldiers and officers who declared that they would no longer participate in what they termed the "War of the Settlements". 65 min.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
The Dream of Sparrows
An Iraqi filmmaker's search for the truth takes him through all walks of life in Iraq.The interviews veer towards the politics of occupation and resistance, concluding with the battle over Fallujah and the death of a crew member. 90 min.
This Black Soil
Chronicles the struggle of a small, impoverished rural African-American community. Catalyzed by plans to build a maximum security prison in their backyard, the residents come together to form a non-profit, purchase the site of the proposed prison, and start to build a new community from the ground up. 58 min.
WWU Wilson 2W - Video COLL
Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary
Examines the paradox of the "wetback" worker- the closer they get to the elusive "free world", the less free they are and the more "illegal" they become. 87 min.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
Winter Soldier
This documentary was shot over 3 days in February 1971 when 125 veterans offered personal testimony about atrocities and gratuitous violence they had witnessed or participated in during military service in Vietnam. 96 min.