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. 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 

inequality-for-all.jpg   April 8, 2021: Inequality for All

   In the wake of the U.S. economic crisis, the widening gap between the rich and the poor has gained unprecedented public awareness. Learn more »


June 10, 2021: Suited  

An inspiring film about a custom-suit company in NYC that helps members of the LGBTQ community embrace their identity. Learn more »

seadrift.jpgAug. 12, 2021: Seadrift

In 1979, a Vietnamese refugee shoots and kills a white crab fisherman at the public town docks in Seadrift, TX. Learn more »

hear and now movie poster

Oct. 14, 2021: Hear and Now

At 65, Sally and Paul Taylor decided they wanted to hear their first symphonies, their children's voices, and talk on the phone. Learn more »


Dec. 9, 2021: Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Over four million people visit the Statue of Liberty annually. Learn more »