Dead End
Ahmed Aboub | 2012
Libya, United Kingdom | 9 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Libya’s political chaos makes its territory a land of opportunity for human smugglers. Thousands of illegal migrants end up forgotten, in one of the 19 detention centres.

Staff Pick
Democracy
The Bigger Picture
David Bernet | 2015
Finland, France, Germany... | 100 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

A creative documentary with astonishing insight into EU lawmaking, showing how a group of politicians are fighting to minimise the impact of Big Data and mass surveillance.

District 9
Neill Blomkamp | 2009
Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom... | 112 min | 15+ years | English, Afrikaans

An allegorical tale of extraterrestrial refugees trapped in contemporary South Africa.

The Divide
All Equal? The Bigger Picture
Katharine Round | 2015
United Kingdom, United States | 74 min | 15+ years | English

Screened as part of TOAFF15

7 individuals strive for a better life in modern-day US and UK – where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%.