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Movies That Matter

Movies That Matter is a bi-monthly film series program of the City of Fort Worth’s Human Relations Commission.

The series was created in 2010 as a way to create awareness in the community about human rights issues affecting people in Fort Worth and worldwide. The Movies That Matter Film Series will present a human rights-related film screening and moderated discussion in February, April, June, August, October and December.

Coming Up

Poster for Southern Rites

April 14, 2017: Southern Rites

The film documents the town's painful struggle to progress while confronting longstanding issues of race, equality and justice, and ultimately asks whether a new generation can make a different future for itself from a difficult past. Learn more »

Poster for What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy

June 8, 2017: What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy

This film explores the relationship between two men, each of whom are the children of very high-ranking Nazi officials and possess starkly contrasting attitudes toward their fathers. Learn more »

Poster for When We Were All Broncos

Aug. 10, 2017: When We Were All Broncos

The film paints a picture of a community united by a single school and will reflect on the ways this period contributed to the legacy of tolerance, achievement, and excellence that Denton enjoys today. Learn more »

Poster for La Donna Harris: Indian 101

Oct. 12, 2017: La Donna Harris: Indian 101

This film justly celebrates one of the most important women leaders in Native American and U.S. history. Learn more »

Poster for I Am Girl

Dec. 14, 2017: I Am Girl

This inspirational documentary paints a clear picture of the reality of what it means to be a girl in the 21st century — that you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty and disadvantage than any other group on Earth. Learn more »

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