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Human Rights fest unveils lineup

'Strange,' 'Colonel' to open film festival

Lynn Hershman Leeson’s “Strange Culture” and Laurent Herbiet’s “Mon Colonel” will open the 18th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival on June 15.

Fest, co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, celebrates filmmakers who tackle human rights issues.

Running through June 28 at the Walter Reade Theater, fest will feature 21 films and three shorts from 17 countries.

Documentaries will include Eva Mulvad’s “Enemies of Happiness,” the Sundance fest’s world cinema winner; James Longley’s “Sari’s Mother”; and Laura Dunn’s “The Unforeseen.”

Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern’s “The Devil Came on Horseback” and Katy Chevigny’s “Election Day” will close the fest.

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