Fascinating story of the musicians who used songs of protest, freedom and change to fight against South Africa’s apartheid regime
A rare look behind the scenes of Ghana’s 2008 presidential elections and at the larger-than-life politicians who battle to win the high-stakes political contest.
A cinematic poem about four young creative women in an Egypt, where the dreams of the revolution have begun to unravel, and where women’s rights are extremely vulnerable.
Screening 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.
An Ethiopian Coffee Union manager as he travels the world to obtain a better price for his workers’ coffee beans.
A filmmaker connects the materials used in mobile phones to illegal mines in the DRC using child labour.
Sonko boxed her way from the Kariobangi slum in Nairobi all the way to the Kenyan national women’s team. Now she is training the next generation of female boxers, giving them confidence and leadership along the way.
In Uganda, openly gay David Kato and his fellow activists work to defeat new legislation in their country that would make homosexuality punishable by death.
A Moroccan man and Vietnamese woman are brought together during the first Indochina war. Now an elderly married couple, they find themselves facing a life changing decision.