Early bird submissions currently accepted beginning December 1, 2020


Early bird submissions accepted for NDHRFF5

Early bird submissions accepted for NDHRFF5

Early bird submissions are currently being accepted for the fifth season of the North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival.  The festival encourages filmmakers from around the world who have produced documentary, narrative, animated or experimental films that engage...

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,...


Early bird Submissions for NDHRFF5 opened 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.”