Race, Rights, Responsibilities

2021 Human Rights Film Series

Race, Rights, Responsibilities

The University's 14th annual Human Rights Film Series will be virtual this year. That won't stop us from offering a line-up of four films that inspire dialogues about some of the most critical human rights issues facing today's world.

  • All virtual livestream screenings begin at 7 p.m. (Live chat available 30 minutes prior)
  • Free and open to the public
  • Enjoy presentations by experts and opinion leaders
  • Livestream links (and password) available below to access viewing sessions.

Miss our last virtual screening of Death by Design?

  • Don't worry! Click the film's livestream link. Watch a full recap of the film along with discussions before and after the film (refresh if needed). Remember to use password (dUH5F5) for access. Each film's livestream will only be available until the next virtual screening is released (Feb. 25).

February 1, 2021 | 7 p.m. | Livestream Link (refresh if needed)

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Film: John Lewis: Get in the Way (2017)

Directed by Kathleen Dowdey. The first major documentary biography of John Lewis, civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights whose unwavering fight for justice spans the past 50 years.

Featured Speaker: George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy, Emory University

Viewing Password: dUH5F5 (Click livestream link above for access

 


February 9, 2021 | 7 p.m. | Livestream Link 

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Film: G is for Gun (2018)

Co-directed by Kate Way and Julie Akeret. The documentary film explores the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff in K-12 schools.

Featured Speaker: Detective Joseph Bielevicz, Pittsburgh Police Department

Viewing Password: dUH5F5 (Click livestream link above for access)


February 17, 2021 | 7 p.m. | Livestream Link

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Film: Death By Design (2018)

Directed by Sue Williams. Exposes the international electronics industry and shows how even the tiniest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

Featured Speaker: Jim Weber, Professor of Business Ethics & Management, Managing, Duquesne University

Viewing Password: dUH5F5 (Click livestream link above for access)


February 25, 2021 | 7 p.m. | Livestream Link

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Film: A Dangerous Idea: Eugenics, Genetics and the American Dream (2017)

Directed by Stephanie Welch. A radical reassessment of the meaning, use and misuse of gene science.

Featured Speaker: Michael Seaman, Associate Professor, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

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The 14th Annual Human Rights Film Series is presented by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Edith Krause at krausee@duq.edu.