Facing the Dragon
Close Up Sisters Truth To Power
Sedika Mojadidi | 2018
Afghanistan, Australia, Germany... | 80 min | 15+ years | Afghan Persian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening 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.

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Farmer Jack
Arjan Wilschut | 2014
Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands | 13 min | 8+ years | No dialogue

Jack is leading a happy farmer’s life until prices for his farming products suddenly drop but then a salesman and a scientist arrive, claiming to have a solution.

The Feminister
Close Up Sisters
Viktor Nordenskiöld | 2018
Sweden | 93 min | 12+ years | Swedish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF19

This extraordinary portrait of politician Margot Wallström was shot over her first four years in office as Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Fire at Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | 2016
France, Italy | 114 min | 12+ years | English, Italian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean – the first port of call for thousands of refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe.

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Flood
Amanda Strong | 2017
Canada | 4 min | 5+ years | English

A richly visual film that explores the impact of colonisation on Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Topics: Land Rights