Highland Children’s Forum is a registered charity set up in 2000, created by the parent carers of children with additional support needs. The Forum aims to ensure that the voices of these children are heard in the design and provision of services in Highland.
Join us after the film for delicious food and inspiring conversation – the Marmions crew will be serving a delicious array of mezze style Turkish snacks after the film.
Since April 2018 a group of nine individuals from across Scotland who are connected into different forms of activism and social change have been meeting to develop project ideas in […]
This inspiring interactive exhibition collects images and artefacts from decades of creative activism around the world, connecting communities in Scotland and across the global south as they unite against big business, locally and globally, and demand that human lives come before corporate profit.
What role should global development organisations play in disrupting the system, and how do you, the changemaker, get involved? Join global organisation Mercy Corps on the closing weekend of the festival for a forward-looking discussion – and have your say.
This informal event, brought to you by TOAFF volunteers, will explore ways that creativity can help us respond to complex social and environmental issues. The event is inspired by the film Grit, screening that evening in Edinburgh.
Putting gender front and centre: Join representatives from across Scotland’s international development community for a day of workshops and networking opportunities.
Enjoy a special selection of short films exploring themes of refuge, migration and welcome, followed by a delicious meal cooked by Syrian chefs from Edinburgh’s refugee community.
Based in Sweden and the UK, producer Ruth Reid has a background in Law and documentary filmmaking. She will be exploring the production process and creative evolution of the award-winning feature documentary Scheme Birds. Ruth will focus particularly on how to craft intimate stories that respect protagonists’ integrity.
Be inspired by those who have faced challenges yet successfully campaigned for positive change – and find your own route into action. Join us for a day of connection, inspiration and skills building, from grassroots mobilising to political lobbying.
A local group who campaign on issues like climate change, energy, food, trade and social justice.
This spellbinding hand-drawn odyssey explores how fundamental attachment is to the experience of being human
A Volunteers View: Take One Action volunteer, Jamie Wills takes a look at this years programme and how it connects to the conversations about democracy, “fake news” and individual action […]
A Volunteers View: Take One Action volunteer, Siobhan Divers takes a look at this year’s Sister’s Strand and how it connects to the conversations about women’s empowerment which are taking […]
“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dream’s tomorrow’s reality.” Malala Yousafzai A Volunteers View: Take One Action volunteer, Isla Parker, takes a look at […]
Grab your diaries! Tickets for all screenings and events for this year’s Take One Action Film Festival are now on sale. At a time when concepts of truth and […]
An evening of short films and discussion exploring refuge
Explore and deepen your power to make a positive difference.