Marc Francis and Nick Francis | 2006
United Kingdom, United States | 77 min | English, Italian with English subtitles
An Ethiopian Coffee Union manager as he travels the world to obtain a better price for his workers’ coffee beans.
Frank Piasecki Poulsen | 2010
Denmark, Germany | 82 min | 15+ years | French with English subtitles
A filmmaker connects the materials used in mobile phones to illegal mines in the DRC using child labour.
Ken Loach | 2001
France, Germany, Italy... | 112 min | English, Spanish with English subtitles |
Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.
Katja Gauriloff | 2012
Finland, France, Ireland... | 81 min | 12+ years | English, Finnish with English subtitles |
A round-the-world trip to find the ingredients for one can of pasta, stopping off in the lives of the workers and their dreams along the journey.
Benthe Forrer | 2016
Netherlands | 90 min | 12+ years | English, Dutch, French... with English subtitles |
Screened as part of TOAFF17
When three journalists uncover the links between the West’s favourite chocolate bars and child slavery in Africa, they try to change the system – one chocolate bar at a time.
Sanjay Rawal | 2014
United States | 83 min | 15+ years | English with English subtitles
Screened as part of TOAFF15
An intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program.
Robert Kenner | 2010
94 min | English with English subtitles
A film that lifts the veil on America’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanised underbelly that’s been hidden from the consumer with the consent of government regulatory agencies.
Shannon Service, Jeffrey Waldron | 2018
United States | 90 min | 15+ years | English, Indonesian, Khmer... with English subtitles |
Screened as part of TOAFF19
What does modern-day slavery look like, and are we complicit in perpetuating it?
Patima Tungpuchayakul is a Bangkok-based activist who has committed her life to rescuing fishermen who have been trafficked into slavery on Thai fishing boats. Fighting death threats, corruption and complacency, Patima and her small team have vowed to free these men and help them obtain justice.
Rubaiyat Hossain | 2019
Bangladesh, Denmark, France... | 95 min | 12+ years | Bengali with English subtitles |
Screened as part of TOAFF20
A young Bangladeshi garment worker discovers the power of activism on a journey towards collective liberation and empowerment.