Submissions Accepted Beginning December 1, 2020


Documentary to detail events leading up to Andrew Sadek’s death

Documentary to detail events leading up to Andrew Sadek’s death

This article was originally published by the InForum on October 27, 2020. You can access the original article here. By April Baumgarten"The Dakota Entrapment Tapes" is expected to show how law enforcement recruited a North Dakota college student as a drug informant,...

NDHRFF4 Award Winners Announced

FARGO, N.D. (October 22, 2020) – The North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival Jury is proud to announce the award winners for the fourth annual human rights film festival. Eleven films are being recognized and honored for their creativity, talent, approach to content...


Submissions for NDHRFF5 open December 1, 2020. Filmmakers will want to be a part of this special five-year anniversary for the festival. Pandemic permitting, the festival will take place at the historic Fargo Theatre in Fargo, North Dakota, November 3-6, 2021.

Submissions are accepted exclusively through FilmFreeway.


2019 | Third Annual Festival

First-time filmmakers Gregory DeSaye and Chelsy Ciavarella were joined on the stage by photographer Shane Balkowitsch for a discussion of their feature documentary, “Balkowitsch.”