FARGO, N.D. (MARCH 23, 2022) – Educators throughout North Dakota can receive a free Online Festival Pass to the upcoming North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival for use in the classroom or other educational settings. The Online Festival Pass provides access to over 20 films from 9 countries, filmmaker Q&As, and panel discussions. Each film and discussion brings awareness to the wide-ranging issues and connections between the climate, environmental rights, human rights, and social justice.
“There are a number of important films in the festival,” said Sean Coffman, Executive Director of The Human Family and Festival Director for the event. “The filmmakers intentionally made their films accessible for students, and we’re thrilled to be able to make these films available for study. From lessons about the history of and importance of sustainability and conservation to understanding the history of the people protecting our environment, these films speak directly to issues that directly impact North Dakotans.”
To receive an All-Access Pass to the festival, educators need to complete an online form accessible at https://tinyurl.com/NDERFFEducator. The form may also be accessed at the festival’s website at www.NDERFF.org.
The mission of the North Dakota Human Environmental Rights Film Festival is to educate, engage, and facilitate discussion around local and worldwide environmental rights, animal rights, or climate change topics through the work of filmmakers and artists. This is the first year of the festival.
21 films from 9 countries have been selected to screen as part of the festival. NDERFF will host an in-person theatrical screening of films at the Fargo Theatre April 21-23. An encore on-demand online screening of films will take place April 23-May 1.
Tickets and passes are on sale now for the general public at https://nderff22.eventive.org/passes/buy
Learn more about the festival at www.NDERFF.org.
The North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival was founded and is managed by The Human Family, a North Dakota-based 501(c)(3) committed to bringing attention to human rights and social justice through the work of filmmakers and artists. Learn more at www.Human-Family.org.
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