Films
Act Now
Shared Planet
Emily Somerville | 2021
Scotland | 2 min | 5+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Young people from Cowall Youth Forum call for us to act now and highlight actions we can take to help tackle climate change and its impact on our planet.

Films
Affirmation #6
Lisa Fannen, Monika Smekot, Alison Smith | 2021
Scotland | 7 min | 8+ years | English, British Sign Language with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF21

Traversing poetry, dance, movement, sign language and film, Affirmation #6 considers what it means to respond to, and be part of, swelling movements for transformation.

Films
All or Nothing
Close Up
Mike Leigh | 2002
United Kingdom | 128 min | 18+ years | English

Mike Leigh’s powerful look behind the doors of a housing estate

Topics: UK Poverty
Films
All That You Can’t Leave Behind
Ufuoma Essi | 2019
United Kingdom | 14 min | 8+ years | English | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF21

An experimental meditation on the relationship between Black women’s collective experience with music, history, and the act of reclamation.

Films
Black Sheep
All Equal?
Ed Perkins | 2018
United Kingdom | 27 min | 15+ years | English with English subtitles | Subtitles

Black Sheep blurs the boundaries between documentary and fiction to pose difficult and highly topical questions about race and identity. Who decides what makes us who we are? And what compromises are we prepared to make in order to fit in?

Films
Carla’s Song
Ken Loach | 1996
Germany, Spain, United Kingdom | 127 min | English, Spanish with English subtitles

A Glasgow man visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee tormented by her memories. A powerful film about love, human rights, and political awakening.

Films
Climate Justice? We Need Otters!
Shared Planet
Prentice Cunningham, Axel Anthony, Eithan Anthony | 2021
Scotland | 2 min | 5+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Young people from West of Scotland Regional Equality Council demonstrate why we need otters as part of our climate action efforts and how we can support their survival.

Films
Coded Bias
Sisters The Bigger Picture Truth To Power
Shalini Kantayya | 2020
United Kingdom, United States | 86 min | 12+ years | English, Chinese (Mandarin) with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

An utterly compelling wake-up call and a call to action, Coded Bias unmasks Artificial Intelligence by laying bare the racial and gender biases that permeate its algorithms.