Films
Anbessa
All Equal? Close Up
Mo Scarpelli | 2019
Ethiopia, Italy, United States | 86 min | 12+ years | Amharic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

This lyrical documentary follows a young boy who uses his creativity, imagination and sharp wits to battle forces beyond his control.

Topics: Land Rights
Films
Ava Mocoi, The Twins
All Equal? Shared Planet
Luiza Calagian, Vinicius Toro | 2022
Brazil, Cuba | 15 min | 12+ years | Portuguese | Closed Captions

On the border between Brazil and Paraguay, the Guarani Indigenous people perform a baptism ritual to renew the cycle of nature. Screening as part of #TOAFF23

Films
Blue Heart
Shared Planet
Britton Caillouette | 2018
United States | 45 min | 8+ years | English, Albanian, Macedonian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Combining stunning cinematography with a fantastic breadth of individual portraits, this sumptuous documentary chronicles communities fighting to save the last wild rivers of Europe.

Films
Flood
Amanda Strong | 2017
Canada | 4 min | 5+ years | English

A richly visual film that explores the impact of colonisation on Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Topics: Land Rights
Films
Foragers
All Equal? Shared Planet
Jumana Manna | 2022
Palestine | 65 min | 12+ years | Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Palestinians forage as resistance in this mesmerising interrogation of settler colonial power and narratives of conservation.

Films
The Fourfold
Shared Planet
Alisi Telengut | 2020
Canada | 12 min | 8+ years | Mongolian with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

Against the backdrop of the climate emergency, this gorgeous exploration of indigenous worldview and wisdom draws on ancient animistic beliefs and shamanic rituals in Mongolia and Siberia.

Films
Grit
Shared Planet Sisters Truth To Power Youth Programme
Cynthia Wade, Sasha Friedlander | 2018
United States | 81 min | 12+ years | Indonesian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

The story of a teenager finding her political voice in the face of a natural disaster – a rousing tribute to youth activism and to the role of education in empowering young women.

Films
In My Blood It Runs
All Equal? Close Up Youth Programme
Maya Newell, Dujuan Hoosan, Carol Turner, Megan Hoosan, James Mawson, Margaret Anderson, Jimmy Mawson | 2019
Australia | 84 min | 8+ years | English, Arrernte with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Critically acclaimed documentary exposing Australia’s systemic racism, told through the eyes of charismatic 10-year-old Arrernte/Garrwa boy, Dujuan and his family. An intimate story of struggle, strength and love.

Films
Kapaemahu
Shared Planet
Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu | 2020
United States | 14 min | 5+ years | Niihau Hawaiian with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

Kapaemahu reveals the healing power of four mysterious stones on Waikiki Beach – and the legendary non-binary spirits within them.

Films
La Llorona
All Equal? Sisters
Jayro Bustamante | 2019
Guatemala | 97 min | 15+ years | Mayan-Ixil, Mayan-Kaqchikel, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

A stunning piece of political horror and magical realism, La Llorona reimagines the weeping woman as an avenger for the crimes committed against Indigenous peoples in Guatemala.

Films
The Last Ice
All Equal? Shared Planet
Scott Ressler | 2019
United States | 83 min | 8+ years | English, Greenlandic, Inuktitut with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Visually stunning portrait of two Inuit youth grappling with their future as their communities face the challenges of (neo)colonialism and climate change.

Films
The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid
All Equal? Close Up Truth To Power
Feargal Ward | 2017
Ireland | 77 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

A soft-spoken Irish cattle farmer embarks on a reluctant battle for land rights in this beguiling David and Goliath tale.

Topics: Land Rights