The Human Rights Film Series: In Pursuit of Justice continues with screenings of Parkland Rising and The Unafraid, two films which highlight and encourage conversation about critical human rights issues.
Parkland Rising screens Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m., in room 105 College Hall. The film follows the high school students and families who became leaders of a national gun reform movement following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
The Unafraid screens Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in room 104 College Hall. The documentary follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, which has banned them from attending state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college.
Additional screenings include:
- Monday, Feb. 24, Invisible Hand, produced by award-winning actor Mark Ruffalo, is the world’s first documentary film about the creation of ‘Rights of Nature,’ described as the defining battle of our times where nature, democracy and capitalism face off in rural America. (College Hall 104)
- Wednesday, Feb. 26, The Silence of Others, a story revealing the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Francisco Franco. (College Hall 104)
The series is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.duq.edu/human-rights