Films
Bananas!*
Fredrik Gertten | 2009
Sweden | 87 min | English, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

The workers of a Nicaraguan banana plantation embark on a legal battle against the Dole Food Company over cases of sterility caused by the pesticide DBCP.

Films
Burning Out
Close Up
Jérôme le Maire | 2016
Belgium, France, Switzerland | 85 min | 12+ years | French with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF17

A drama about life and death, following members of a surgical unit in one of Paris’ busiest hospitals.

Films
Food Chains
The Bigger Picture Truth To Power
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.

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
Polaris
Chico Pereira | 2009
United Kingdom | 15 min | 12+ years | English

Work. Eat. Sleep. And back to work. For a long time skippers in the North East of Scotland could not find locals to work on their fishing vessels. That was until Filipino fishermen started coming to town for work.