Films
An Uncertain Future
Chelsea Hernandez, Iliana Sosa | 2017
United States | 11 min | English, Spanish

In Austin, Texas, two expectant mothers—one undocumented and one US citizen—must contend with increased ICE raids and mounting hostility towards immigrants under President Trump.

Films
Aziza
Close Up
Soudade Kaadan | 2019
Lebanon, Syria | 13 min

Screening as part of TOAFF19

In the shadow of the Syrian war, a couple embraces the black comedy of life.

Films
Boiling Point
Close Up
Elina Hirvonen | 2016
Finland | 90 min | 15+ years | Finnish with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF17

Is dialogue still possible in public and political discourse?

Films
Bon Voyage
Fabio Friedli | 2011
Switzerland | 6 min | 8+ years | No dialogue

Dozens of migrants climb onto an overcrowded truck. Their goal: to escape to Europe. When they arrive after an exhausting journey, another brutal reality awaits them: the European treatment of refugees.

Films
The Burghers of Calais, The Last Border
Jesús Armesto | 2018
Spain | 89 min | Catalan, French, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

The last few years of the life inside the Calais refugee camp, The Jungle, are seen through the eyes of a woman who translates texts in a small apartment in the port of Calais.

Films
A Classroom
Morvary Samaré | 2018
Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia... | 6 min | 8+ years | English

A group of students discuss the refugee crisis in their English class but as they feed off of each others concerns, fear soon trumps reason.

Films
Climate Refugees
Michael P. Nash | 2010
United States | 95 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

The first feature film to explore the global human impact of climate change and its effect on international politics.

Films
Dead End
Ahmed Aboub | 2012
Libya, United Kingdom | 9 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Libya’s political chaos makes its territory a land of opportunity for human smugglers. Thousands of illegal migrants end up forgotten, in one of the 19 detention centres.

Films
Facing the Dragon
Close Up Sisters Truth To Power
Sedika Mojadidi | 2018
Afghanistan, Australia, Germany... | 80 min | 15+ years | Afghan Persian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF19

As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.

Films
Fire at Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | 2016
France, Italy | 114 min | 12+ years | English, Italian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean – the first port of call for thousands of refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe.

Films
Ghost Fleet
All Equal? Close Up Truth To Power
Shannon Service & Jeffrey Waldron | 2018
United States | 90 min | 15+ years | English, Indonesian, Khmer... with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening 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.

Films
Girl
Sisters Youth Programme
Lowri Roberts | 2018
United Kingdom | 6 min

Screening as part of TOAFF19

A young girl gets her period while on the move.