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 […]

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 […]

Yesterday
Darrell Roodt | 2004
South Africa | 96 min | 12+ years | Zulu with English subtitles

After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday’s one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.

Bending the Arc
Thursday 14 September 2017, 8:30pm
Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, as we explore the success of community-based health delivery across the world with guests including representatives from the Global Health Academy. Please book via Filmhouse

Bending the Arc
Saturday 18 November 2017, 1:00pm
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, as we explore the success of community-based health delivery across the world. Please book via Belmont Filmhouse

The Lazarus Effect
Lance Bangs | 2010
United States | 31 min | English with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

An inspiring celebration of the positive impact of free antiretroviral drug therapy on HIV positive people in Africa

Global Health Academy (University of Edinburgh)

The Global Health Academy at the University of Edinburgh aims to improve global health and make life better through collaborative, interdisciplinary research, education and resource development.

The Academy, which has members within the University and across the world, encompasses all three Colleges across the University and is built on three pillars of activity in which the University excels:
· World-leading academic qualifications
· Collaborative research
· Global networks and partnerships

How to Survive a Plague
David France | 2012
United States | 110 min | 18+ years | English

An inspirational story of two coalitions who united, using activism and innovation, to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition

Topics: HIV & AIDS
Susan’s Story
Waverley Care | 2013
United Kingdom | 4 min | 12+ years | English

Powerful film which captures the experience of living with HIV in Scotland, as told by the people themselves

Topics: HIV & AIDS