Gods of Molenbeek
Saturday 21 September 2019, 5:30pm
Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Does God exist? What happens when we die?
Brussels’ Molenbeek district has been, for most outsiders, synonymous with violent jihadism. For six-year-old friends Aatos and Amine, however, it is just home: the playground in which they listen to spiders whisper, or argue over who will get the front seat on the magic carpet that will take them to the land of their ancestors.

Voices from the Migrant Community
Tuesday 24 September 2019, 5:30pm
Maryhill Integration Network, Glasgow

Programmed and presented by members of the Maryhill Integration Network community, this special, free screening of documentary and fiction short films explores different experiences of migration.

Import
Ena Sendijarević | 2017
Netherlands | 17 min

Screening as part of TOAFF19

A series of absurd events arise when a Bosnian refugee family tries to make their new home in the Netherlands.

Aziza
Soudade Kaadan | 2019
Lebanon, Syria | 13 min

Screening as part of TOAFF19

In the shadow of the Syrian war, a couple embraces the black comedy of life.

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.

Fire at Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | 2016
France, Italy | 114 min | 12+ years | English, Italian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean – the first port of call for thousands of refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe.

A Classroom
Morvary Samaré | 2018
Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia... | 6 min | 8+ years | English

A group of students discuss the refugee crisis in their English class but as they feed off of each others concerns, fear soon trumps reason.