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.

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 […]

Your Next Steps
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Our 2019 Festival in Edinburgh & Glasgow has drawn to a close and what a festival it’s been! Over the last 12 days we have welcomed over 3,500 engaged audience members to […]

Can Foreign Policy Ever Be Truly Feminist?
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Engender explore how feminism can influence foreign policy, and how this is explored through the three films they are supporting this year.

Creative Activism Exhibition at Take One Action Film Festival
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By Blake Turner, Global Justice Now As Global Justice Now’s newest member of staff, I am extremely excited about Together We Are Powerful: Stories of Resistance, an all-day exhibition by […]