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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. Each event features a film screening, followed by a moderated discussion with local subject matter experts. Screenings are held in February, March, April, June, August October and December. Additional screening events with community partners are also held throughout the year by special arrangement.

Movies That Matter is a program of the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission (HRC). The HRC provides services related to basic human and civil rights, including enforcement of the city's anti-discrimination ordinance and federal housing, employment and public accommodation laws.

Coming Up

Poster for Breaking the Silence

June 6, 2019: Breaking the Silence

'This groundbreaking film explores the lives of five Oregon veterans, who not only served their country honorably, but were forced to serve in silence and at great risk to themselves, their careers and their families. Learn more »

Poster for Bisbee '17

Aug. 1, 2019: Bisbee '17

'Radically combining collaborative documentary, western and musical elements, the film follows several members of the close knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town's darkest hour. Learn more »

Poster for Pick of the Litter

Oct. 3, 2019: Pick of the Litter

'Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Cameras follow these pups through an intense two-year odyssey as they train to become dogs whose ultimate responsibility is to protect their blind partners from harm. Learn more »

Poster for Human

Dec. 5, 2019: Human

Human is a collection of stories and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human. Through these stories full of love and happiness, as well as hatred and violence, Human brings us face to face with the other, making us reflect on our lives. Learn more »

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