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What the COP?
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What the **** happens during UN climate summits?Who makes the decisions? Whose voices are excluded?What’s at stake during COP26? What the COP? is an exciting film initiative to help groups […]

Meet the Take One Action team…
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There are so many wonderful humans that make up the Take One Action family: staff, volunteers, audiences, campaigners, collaborators, filmmakers and oodles more. Amber Heath, one of the amazing Take […]

Watch, Read, Think, Act
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Image: The National Welcome to ‘Watch, Read, Think, Act’, a collaboration between Take One Action and the wonderful team at Lighthouse – Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop. Once a week, starting on […]

TOAFF21: Opening & closing films announced!
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Exciting news! The UK’s leading global change film festival returns this September with a hybrid edition taking place in Edinburgh, Glasgow and online, followed by in-person festivals in Aberdeen and […]

The Climate Hot Seat!
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Young climate activists from across Scotland have teamed up to host a youth climate hustings in advance of the Scottish Parliament elections in May 2021.

10 good news stories of 2020
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As this tumultuous year draws to a close, goodness knows we need to remember the positives that 2020 has brought us (yes, there were a few!).

Take Aways: Reflections on Pier Kids
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Abbie Gladwin interviews director Elegance Bratton as part of Take One Action’s Take Aways initiative.

Reflections on Smog Town
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I anticipate that most people watching Smog Town as part of Take One Action Film Festival will be non-Chinese viewers. As a Chinese national, I thought it would be useful to present my take on the film – and see how it may differ from yours.

re.action
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In the spirit of community and connectivity, we want to do something special with our audiences, and in a desire to keep people connected and creative in the online sphere […]

Meet our new programmer!
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Tanatsei Gambura joins us from today as part of Film Hub Scotland’s New Promoter Scheme!

Stay Home, Watch Together
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In response to cinema closures affecting cinemas and human rights film festivals across the globe, our friends at Together Films have created #StayHomeWatchTogether: a cornucopia of powerful films and discussions […]

Top Picks from Glasgow Film Festival 2020
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The Glasgow Film Festival is returning for its 15th year, bringing a sparkling line-up of documentaries, fiction films, events, talks and industry events to Glasgow from the 26th February to […]