Home > Departments > City Manager's Office > Human Relations Unit

Movies That Matter

Movies That Matter is a free bi-monthly film series program of the City of Fort Worth's Human Relations Commission that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

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 with local subject matter experts in February, April, June, August, October and December.

Coming Up

Poster for Tell Them We Are Rising

Feb. 8, 2018: Tell Them We Are Rising

This film by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played in the ascent of African-Americans. Learn more »

Poster for No Place On Earth

April 12, 2018: No Place On Earth

A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave. Learn more »

Poster for The Mask You Live In

June 14, 2018: The Mask You Live In

Boys and young men struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity. Learn more »

Poster for Teach Us All

Aug. 9, 2018: Teach Us All

Filmmakers use the legacy of the Little Rock Nine to examine today's inequities in education. Learn more »

Poster for He Named Me Malala

Oct. 11, 2018: He Named Me Malala

After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls' education, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate for children's rights and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Learn more »

Poster for I Am Jane Doe

Dec. 6, 2018: I Am Jane Doe

American mothers wage a battle against sex trafficking on behalf of their daughters. Learn more »

Stay Informed