The Roots Weaver
Shared Planet
Fernando Saldivia Yáñez | 2020
Chile | 16 min | 5+ years | No dialogue | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

A poetic observation of the indigenous Yaghan art of grass-weaving as developed in Chile, The Roots Weaver embeds this intergenerational process into the aural and visual textures that sustain it. […]

Safe Space
Sisters
Ben S. Hyland | 2018
United Kingdom | 8 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

In a busy women’s refuge, a key worker accompaines a new client on the arduous journey from victim to survivor.

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Said the Dove to the Olive Tree
All Equal?
Ryan Dewar | 2022
United Kingdom | 13 min | 8+ years | English, Arabic with English subtitles | Closed Captions

A short spoken word film exploring the complex feelings and identity of a Palestinian diaspora in Scotland. The film captures the intricate balance between the nostalgic romanticism of a homeland […]

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Sausage
Robert Grieves | 2013
United Kingdom | 7 min | 5+ years | No dialogue

Screened as part of TOAFF14

The idyllic world of two artisan stallholders is invaded by a devious fast-food vendor. The ferocious turf war that follows provokes life changing events resulting in one delicious discovery!

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Save The Arctic
Greenpeace | 2014
New Zealand | 1 min | English

The Arctic is slowly melting, a process being sped on by the corporate greed of many. This campaign film from Greenpeace calls to make the Arctic a unique and protected nature reserve.

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Save the Mussels!
Shared Planet
Harvey Pole | 2021
Scotland | 2 min | 5+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Young people from Cromar Future Group help a googly-eyed mussel shell share impacts of climate change and positive actions we can take.

Scenes From a Dry City
Shared Planet
Simon Wood & François Verster | 2018
United States | 13 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

What happens when a major metropolitan area like Cape Town runs out of water? Are all residents equal in the face of the drought?

Topics: Climate
Scheme Birds
All Equal? Sisters Youth Programme
Ellinor Hallin & Ellen Fiske | 2018
Sweden, United States | 88 min | 15+ years | English with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where “you either get knocked up or locked up,” innocent games can easily turn into serious crime.

The School In The Cloud
Jerry Rothwell | 2018
United Kingdom | 85 min | English with English subtitles

What is the future of education in a networked world? TED Prize-winning scientist Sugata Mitra installs an unmanned Internet kiosk in a remote Bengali village. As children encounter the Internet for the first time, will they be able to use it to transform their futures?