Executive Director, The Human Family

Sean Coffman is an award winning independent filmmaker from Fargo, North Dakota. He is committed to developing and producing work that brings context to local and world issues by giving a voice to the underserved, the neglected, and the oppressed. He is the Founder and Conference Chair of the North Dakota Human Rights Film & Arts Festival, which is committed to educating, engaging and facilitating discussion in North Dakota around local and world-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artist.

Coffman has a BA in Social Theory, Social Structure and Change with an Emphasis in Global Social Theory from Empire State College; studied Humanitarian Diplomacy through the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies; and has studied in Geneva at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.