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.

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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.

ND Environmental Rights Film Festival Announced

Recognizing that human rights and the environment are deeply intertwined, The Human Family is excited to announce North Dakota’s first film festival dedicated solely to Environmental Rights: the North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival.

Now in Grand Forks

The North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival is currently on display at the UND Art Collections Gallery at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Visit the exhibition during regular museum hours through March 4.

Submissions Accepted

The Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival is currently accepting submissions for the 13th season. Submit your work today to take advantage of special early bird rates.

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.

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.

GET INVOLVED

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

February 2 - North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival

The fourth annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival opens at UND Arts Collections at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

February 14 - 28 - Our right to gaze

A special online film festival celebrating Black filmmakers.

February 18 - Online Artist Reception

Join us online for an Artist Reception celebrating the work of the artist in the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival.

what we do

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

An 8-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.

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