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Film Series

  • “Private Violence” (Feb. 6) – Directed by Cynthia Hill, “Private Violence” looks as domestic violence against women in the U.S., according to a press release.
  • “Return to Homs” (Feb. 13) – Directed by Talal Derki, “Return to Homs” is a portrait of a group of young revolutionaries in the city of Homs in western Syria.
  • “The Homestretch” (Feb. 20) – Directed by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, “The Homestretch” looks at homeless teens battling difficult circumstances in Chicago.
  • “Purgatorio“ (Feb. 27) – Directed by Reyes, “Purgatorio” is a provocative meditation that captures the brutal beauty of the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a press release.

Read more about the 2015 Human Rights Film Festival.