changing the world through art

Join us and help educate, engage and facilitate discussion in our communities around local and word-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artists.

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OUR PROGRAMS

The North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival

Educating and engage our communities around human rights and social justice through the work of filmmakers.

The North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival

A traveling art exhibition that travels throughout the state of North Dakota to promote human rights and social justice.

The Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival

Celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender lived experiences through the visions of innovative filmmakers.

The North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival

Highlying the interdependence and connectedness between environmental rights and human rights.

home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota

A multi-part limited series documenting the homelessness crisis in North Dakota, and the organizations and individuals fighting to end it.

those among us: the human rights champions of north dakota

A contemporary history project documenting North Dakota’s human rights and social justice warriors.

Slay the Dragon

Is gerrymandering hindering your right to vote? Join the Human Family for special theatrical screenings of SLAY THE DRAGON.

Now in Williston

The North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival opens on August 1st in Williston at the James Memorial Arts Center.

Opening September 15

The 13th Annual Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival opens for a hybrid experience on September 15.

Submissions Accepted

The North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival is currently accepting submissions. Submit your work today to take advantage of special early bird rates.

Upcoming Events

August 1- August 27 | North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival

The fourth annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival will be on display in Williston at the James Memorial Art Center.

September 2 - 7 p.m. | Slay the Dragon

Join us for a special theatrical presentation of the film SLAY THE DRAGON in Fargo at the historic Fargo Theatre.

September 9 - 7 p.m. | Slay the Dragon

Join us for a special theatrical screening of SLAY THE DRAGON in Minot at the historic Oak Park Theater.

September 15-18 | Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival

The Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival returns to the historic Fargo Theatre for our 13th season. Watch the films on the big screen, or join us online for a special hybrid exhibition of this year’s films.

What Drives Us

OUR MISSION

The Human Family is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) founded to change our communities through art. The mission of The Human Family is to educate, engage and facilitate discussion around local and word-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artists.

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LATEST NEWS

Andrew Leines joins production team for Home

Andrew Leines joins production team for Home

Filmmaker Andrew LeinsAndrew Leines joins the production team of the award-winning documentary series, Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota. Leins will be joining the post-production team as Lead Editor for the series. Leines is a Fargo-based video editor and...

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