Eight-year-old Toprak translates for his parents who can’t speak French. Today, at the hospital, he will be the first one to know if his mother’s twin babies will be his brothers or sisters.
Does God exist? What happens when we die?
This intimate portrait of two young boys living in the ethnically diverse Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek offers a playful meditation on childhood, faith and friendship – while paying tribute to community cohesion.
Screened as part of TOAFF16
Intimate portrait of the lives of five refugee kids during their first year in a Red Cross refugee school in Denmark.
Screened as part of TOAFF18
“Let’s smash the patriarchy!” Swedish hip-hop artist Silvana Imam shouts through a megaphone, and hundreds of hands shoot into the air.
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
Kinning Park Complex is an independent multi-use community centre. Run by the community since they had to step in to prevent closure of the facility by the local Council in 1996. We maintain and rent out halls, meeting rooms, studios and office spaces at affordable prices where people and groups can put their ideas into action. We also manage community development projects in the local area.
Combining DIY cultivation with community-centred justice work like shared meals, workshops, campaigning and organising, RHYZE Mushrooms’ work is rooted in mycelial values: community, collaboration and mutual aid.