Hope
Alex Bohs | 2018
United States | 5 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Combining images from the end of Pride 2018 with the final testimonial of Harvey Milk, this artful short film celebrates what has been achieved whilst also providing a reminder of the sacrifices that have been made.

A Boy Named Gavin
Elyse Kelly | 2017
United States | 2 min | 5+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

When 18-year old transgender Gavin Grimm started using the boys’ bathroom in school it caused uproar. In this powerful short film he demands his rights and urges acceptance amongst his community.

TAKE ONE ACTION FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO ABERDEEN & INVERNESS!
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Grab your diaries! Take One Action Film Festival is on the road and returns to Aberdeen & Inverness this November to premiere the most acclaimed international documentaries focusing on social and environmental justice. At a time when concepts of truth and democracy are being stretched beyond recognition, the tide of political upheavals, environmental threats and […]

Silvana
Friday 16 November 2018, 8:30pm
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

After the screening we are delighted to be hosting a unique, specially-curated performance by Scotland-based musicians and spoken word artists whose work explores women’s empowerment, marginalised experiences and notions of belonging. We are thrilled to be welcoming Molly McLachlan, Rebecca Dunn, Nadine Aisha Jassat, Jo Gilbert & Noon Salah Eldin,to the stage. Please book through Belmont Filmhouse via the link […]

TOA Volunteer View: Women of the world, unite!
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A Volunteers View: Take One Action volunteer, Serena Scateni examines the place of women in the film industry, and how TOA is placing female directors at the heart of the programme this year.   In the aftermath of the outburst of the Weinstein scandal and the rise of the MeToo movement (roughly) around the world, awareness of […]

TOA Volunteers View: Celebrating Women Within Cinema
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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 place right now.   In a world where dystopian fictions like The Handmaid’s Tale are not far from reality for many women – women are […]

TOA Volunteers View: A Youth programme to encourage discussion & action!
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“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 this year’s Youth Programme and how it connects to young people living in Scotland today.   As a young person, watching the news in 2018 […]

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 democracy are being stretched beyond recognition, the tide of political upheavals, environmental threats and isolationism can feel overwhelming.  Our programme offers an antidote to despair […]

Silvana
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 7:00pm
Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Join us after the screening for a unique, specially-curated programme of spoken word and musical performances by Scotland-based artists whose work explores women’s empowerment, marginalised experiences and notions of belonging – including hip hop artist Erin Friel, musician Heir of the Cursed and poets Tawona Sithole, Katie Ailes and Leyla Josephine.   We are delighted […]

Silvana
Friday 14 September 2018, 8:30pm
Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Join us after the screening for a unique, specially-curated programme of spoken word and musical performances by Scotland-based artists whose work explores women’s empowerment, marginalised experiences and notions of belonging – including poets Nadine Aisha Jassat and Hannah Lavery. £10.50/£7.50/£5.50 (Under 25’s) Book directly via Filmhouse

Take One Action Film Festival 2018 – Save The Dates!
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Take One Action’s annual film festival will be back in venues across Edinburgh and Glasgow from the 12th to the 23rd of September, with a fantastic line-up of screenings, workshops and events! Our 11th edition will feature the most acclaimed, impassioned and inspiring international cinema that celebrates our common humanity and our ability to bring […]