Child refugees from Syria dream of what they want to be when they grow up in this gentle short film which fuses live action and hand drawn animation.
Screened as part of TOAFF17
A teacher welcomes migrants with unusual techniques, his words echoing the fraught power relations between Europe and those who seek safer, more prosperous lives on her shores
Screened as part of TOAFF19
As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.
Beyond the Screen
Amnesty International is a non-governmental organisation that is campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. Particular focus on:
– abolition of the death penalty
– freedom of expression
– rights of refugees and asylum seekers
– prisoners of conscience
The National Commission for Justice and Peace advises the Scottish Bishops’ Conference of the Catholic Church in matters relating to social justice, international peace and human rights, and promotes action in these areas.