Year-Round Events Calendar

Outside of our annual film and art festivals, we are dedicated to bringing you screenings and events throughout the year that entertain, enlighten, inspire, and challenge communities throughout North Dakota. See below for upcoming and archived year-round events. And check back often or join our monthly mailing list for updates and new additions!

Slay the Dragon

Slay the Dragon

September 2 and 9, 2021 | Theatrical

A high-tech gerrymandering initiative launched 10 years ago threatens to undermine our democracy. SLAY THE DRAGON follows everyday people as they fight to make their votes matter.

Presented by Dakota Resource Council, North Dakota Human Rights Coalition, The Human Family, the League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley, North Dakota Native Vote, North Dakotans for Public Integrity, and North Dakota Voters First.

Seeding Change: The Power of Conscious Commerce

Seeding Change: The Power of Conscious Commerce

May 11-13, 2021 | Virtual

20 years ago, a young group of social entrepreneurs joined a movement to change the world through the pursuit of an alternative economic model and practice of conscious commerce. Seeding Change is about “triple bottom line” businesses that consider the social, environmental and financial impacts of their companies and address some of today’s most challenging issues.

This award-winning documentary empowers viewers to be part of the solution by voting with their dollars and supporting the brands and products that align with their values.

Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities

Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities

February 14-28, 2021 | Virtual

A collection of six shorts where filmmakers gaze at themselves and their world, attempting to make sense of what they see reflected back.

From gripping drama to heart-warming comedy, Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities features timely stories from Black artists that take us outside of the ordinary.

Other Events For You

Human Rights Film Festival Returns to Minot

Human Rights Film Festival Returns to Minot

The North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival returns to Minot on Tuesday, November 15, with the regional premiere of OYATE at the Oak Park Theatre at 7 p.m. Special guests Jennifer Martel, producer and story supervisor of the film, and Stuart James, a hip-hop artist...

Bismarck Human Rights Film Festival Rescheduled Due to Winter Storm

Bismarck Human Rights Film Festival Rescheduled Due to Winter Storm

BISMARCK, N.D. (Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022) – Due to a pending winter storm and blizzard conditions, the Bismarck screenings of the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival have been rescheduled to take place on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at the Bismarck Veterans...

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