Our Story


The Human Family was established in 2017 and is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Fargo, North Dakota.

We’re a multi-disciplinary media organization dedicated to the creation, support, promotion and distribution of human rights, social justice and social issue based projects.

The Human Family is the curators and stewards of The North Dakota Human Rights Film & Arts Festivals, The North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival, and the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival.

We also produce original content, including the documentary series, Home: The Homelessness Crisis in North Dakota.

Our Staff

The Human Family team:

Sean Coffman

Sean Coffman


Coffman is an award-winning filmmaker who currently resides in Fargo, North Dakota. He is committed to developing and producing work that brings context to local and world issues by giving a voice to the underserved, the neglected and the oppressed.

Coffman has a B.A. in Social Theory, Social Structure and Change with an Emphasis in Global Social Theory from Empire State College; studied Humanitarian Diplomacy through the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies; and has studied in Geneva at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.


 The Human Family is proud to be a part of the following organizations: