The Prosecutors
Sunday 22 September 2019, 7:30pm
Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow

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?

The Feminister
Friday 20 September 2019, 7:30pm
Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow

This extraordinary portrait of politician Margot Wallström was shot over her first four years in office as Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs.

System Error
Florian Opitz | 2018
Germany | 95 min | 12+ years | English, German with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF19

As a central tenet of capitalism, the concept of growth dominates our politics, our economy, and our understanding of what makes the world go round. Yet the social fabric and nature itself are showing the strain of this constant drive for bigger and better at all costs.

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

Screening 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.

RBG
Julie Cohen, Betsy West | 2018
United States | 98 min | 12+ years | English

The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

Global Justice Edinburgh

Global Justice Edinburgh are the Edinburgh group of Global Justice Now – a democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. They believe that a better world is possible: a world where our resources and decisions about how they’re used lie in the hands of the many, not the few; a world where resources are available to all, not just to those who can afford them.

GJN mobilise people in the UK for change, and act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south.

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 […]

What Is Democracy?
Saturday 17 November 2018, 8:30pm
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

Join us after the film, on World Philosophy Day, to fix the world – or, at the very least, to explore more representative and direct forms of democracy, with guests including Dr Ilia Xypolia (University of Aberdeen, Department of Politics and International Relations). Please book directly through Belmont Filmhouse via the link below.