In response to cinema closures affecting cinemas and human rights film festivals across the globe, our friends at Together Films have created #StayHomeWatchTogether: a cornucopia of powerful films and discussions curated by a dedicated group of impact producers, distributors and documentarists. From April 14th – April 30th, the #StayHomeWatchTogether programme offers viewers across the globe […]
The Glasgow Film Festival is returning for its 15th year, bringing a sparkling line-up of documentaries, fiction films, events, talks and industry events to Glasgow from the 26th February to the 8th March. In case the sheer amount of events and screenings to choose from feels overwhelming, here are some of the titles that embody […]
Our 2019 Festival in Edinburgh & Glasgow has drawn to a close and what a festival it’s been! Over the last 12 days we have welcomed over 3,500 engaged audience members to our events and screenings, and hosted many insightful conversations exploring our connections – individual and collective – to some of the most urgent issues affecting our […]
By Blake Turner, Global Justice Now As Global Justice Now’s newest member of staff, I am extremely excited about Together We Are Powerful: Stories of Resistance, an all-day exhibition by Global Justice Now focused on global activism against corporate power, with images, artefacts and information relating to activism around the world. On my second day […]
The team at Scottish Documentary Institute share the most creative and artistic documentaries which they are looking forward to discovering at TOAFF19. It’s fair to say that documentary has exploded in recent years, with filmmakers around the globe encouraged by commissioners to try and explain issues that affect all our lives in a variety of […]
Do you want a fairer, more sustainable world? Do you love international cinema and enjoy making links with other people who feel the same? The join us this year as a Festival Volunteer! We are looking for enthusiastic people who are passionate about social and environmental justice and who really want to be a […]
The Glasgow Film Festival is back for its 14th year, bringing an exceptional programme of documentaries, fiction films, events, talks and industry events to Glasgow from the 20th February – 3rd March. With an overwhelming array of fantastic films to choose from we have done the hard work for you and selected our top picks […]
Grab your diaries! Take One Action Film Festival is on the road and returns to Aberdeen & Inverness this November to premiere the most acclaimed international documentaries focusing on social and environmental justice. At a time when concepts of truth and democracy are being stretched beyond recognition, the tide of political upheavals, environmental threats and […]
A Volunteers View: Take One Action volunteer, Serena Scateni examines the place of women in the film industry, and how TOA is placing female directors at the heart of the programme this year. In the aftermath of the outburst of the Weinstein scandal and the rise of the MeToo movement (roughly) around the world, awareness of […]
Take One Action Volunteer, Kevin Perreau, takes a look at this year’s programme and how it connects to his experience volunteering with refugees / asylum seekers in Scotland today. “From earliest times, humans – explorers and thinkers – have wanted to figure out the shape of their world. Forever, the way we’ve done that […]
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