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.

Flight
Laura Wadha | 2017
United Kingdom | 10 min | 8+ years | English, Arabic

Two young sisters who arrive in Sweden having fled the war in Syria are becoming teenagers in a new world.

Qandeel
Saad Khan and Tazeen Bari | 2017
Pakistan, United Kingdom, United States | 25 min | 12+ years | English, Punjabi, Urdu with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

The life, death and impact of Pakistan’s working-class icon Qandeel Baloch, killed in 2016 after becoming a social media celebrity. This film tells Qandeel’s story through her own videos and media appearances.

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 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 […]