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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CHANGE THE WORLD THROUGH ART

invest in the arts

Be a part of the movement and help change the world  through art. Make a one-time or recurring investment and support the work of our numerous program activities.

volunteer

Make a difference in your community by volunteering with one of our many arts oriented human rights and social justice programs. There are numerous opportunities to engage.

Call for Artists

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival are commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. All mediums of 2D, 3D Written and Live Performance artists are with works relating to the Stonewall Riots or LGBT themes are invited to submit their work to the festival.

#NDHRFF19 Call for Filmmakers

The 2019 North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival is currently accepting submissions. Submit your work on FilmFreeway before July 31 to meet the Regular Deadline.

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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Would you like to help with an upcoming event? Follow the link below to learn more about the opportunities to volunteer with the Human Family.

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 20 - Premiere of Chapter Two of "Home."

12:00pm – 1:00pm As part of the FM Coalition to End Homelessness’ Second Annual Ending Homelessness Day in Fargo-Moorhead, Chapter 2 of “Home.” will premiere for participating service organizations participating in the conference. Titled “Bootstraps and Blizzards,” the episode will highlight the specific challenges North Dakota presents for those experiencing homelessness. The premiere will take place onlenside the release of the state’s homeyness report and goal setting for the community. Registration details to come.

June 23 - Stonewall Art Festival Artists Reception

1:00pm – 3:00pm Join us at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church for the artists reception for the Stonewall Art Festival. Artists will be on hand to speak about their work.

what we do

OUR PROGRAMS

The North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival

Educating and engage our communities through through the work of filmmakers and artists.

home. The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota

A 12-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.

Rethink Dance Film Festival

Showcasing artist working to challenge the traditional structures of choreographic storytelling and artistic expression to inspire communities to discover our shared humanity.

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LATEST NEWS

NDHRFF Welcomes Oscar De Leon as Co-Chair

#NDHRFF19 Welcomes Oscar De Leon as Co-Chair The North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival welcomes filmmaker Oscar De Leon as the Co-Chair of the 2019 festival. An advocate for social justice and an experienced narrative and documentary filmmaker, De Leon will work to...

Sean Coffman on Prairie Pulse 1628

Sean Coffman on Prairie Pulse 1628 This story was originally posted on Praire Pulse on April 26, 2019. The original story can be found online here. By Prairie Public.   John Harris interviews Sean Coffman, the director of the Human Family Project. Sean discusses...

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