Tiny Souls
Dina Naser | 2019
France, Jordan, Qatar | 86 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

9-year-old Marwa is a lively, inquisitive child, whose interests revolve around playtime, school and her siblings. She and her family live in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees, and hope to return home soon.

Survivors
A. Pratt, L. Mansaray, B. White, A. Fitch | 2018
Sierra Leone, United States | 84 min | 15+ years | English, Krio with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Through the remarkable stories of three individuals at the epicentre of Sierra Leone’s recent Ebola epidemic, Survivors chronicles the unfolding of one of the most acute public health crises of the modern era.

The Prosecutors
Leslie Thomas | 2018
United States | 96 min | 15+ years | English, Bosnian, French... with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Often considered collateral damage instead of a war crime, sexual violence has, for centuries, been instrumentalised to control and terrorise entire communities in conflict zones. Can we end the use of this insidious tool of war, and how effective are legal frameworks in prosecuting culprits?

Gods of Molenbeek
Reetta Huhtanen | 2019
72 min | 8+ years | Arabic, Finnish, French... with English subtitles | Subtitles

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.

Facing the Dragon
Sedika Mojadidi | 2018
Afghanistan, Australia, Germany... | 80 min | 15+ years | Afghan Persian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened 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.

A Journey of a Thousand Miles
Geeta Gandbhir & Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy | 2015
Bangladesh, Pakistan, United Kingdom | 95 min | 12+ years | English, Bengali with English subtitles

A unit of all female Muslim police officers are sent to Haiti as peacekeepers for a year, shattering every stereotype the world holds about the capabilities of Muslim women.

Freedom Fields
Naziha Arebi | 2018
Libya, United Kingdom | 97 min | 12+ years | English, Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

The members of a women’s football team in post-revolutionary Libya all share a common dream: to play for their country. As the nation descends into civil war, the women have to overcome immense social, cultural and logistical obstacles to get onto the pitch.

Hadia (The Gift)
Sinem Sakaoglu | 2017
Germany, Turkey | 6 min | 5+ years | Arabic, Turkish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Tarek was a once a superhero. Can he find his special powers in time for his most important mission?

Gold
Abbe Hassan | 2017
Sweden | 20 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

An unexpected discovery splinters three sisters’ fragile existence.

Take One Action Film Festival 2018 Programme Launch
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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 […]