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
The Barber Shop
Emilien Cancet & Gustavo Almenara | 2017
France | 17 min | 12+ years | Pashto with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Emran, Gadisa and Maher are having their hair cut and beards trimmed. Sitting before the mirror, their thoughts drift between memories of their countries and the journey that brought them here, to the Calais Jungle.

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
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
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
District 9
Neill Blomkamp | 2009
Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom... | 112 min | 15+ years | English, Afrikaans

An allegorical tale of extraterrestrial refugees trapped in contemporary South Africa.

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.