Star Project

STAR Project is an award-winning community organisation, delivering sustainable and positive social outcomes in Renfrewshire. Established in 1999, employing a person-centred approach, we deliver group and individual supports consistent with local and national Strategy to build safer, more connected and resilient families and communities.

Fresh Start

Fresh Start is an Edinburgh-based charity helping people who have been homeless establish themselves in their new home. 

Topics: UK Poverty
Scheme Birds
Saturday 16 November 2019, 8:20pm
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

Scottish teenager Gemma has never backed down from a fight: that’s the way of life in the housing estate where she grew up, in Motherwell.

Scheme Birds
Saturday 12 October 2019, 5:30pm
Screen Machine, Lochgilphead, Lochgilphead

Join us in Lochgilphead for a one-off screening of TOAFF19 favourite, Scheme Birds, with the Screen Machine!

Push
Saturday 12 October 2019, 4:00pm
Bertha DocHouse, London

We are thrilled to be presenting our first ever London screening at Bertha DocHouse this October! Join us at this wonderful documentary cinema for Push, and stay with us in conversation after the film as we explore how we can push back against the causes of the housing crisis.

Scheme Birds
Tuesday 24 September 2019, 5:45pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow

Scottish teenager Gemma has never backed down from a fight: that’s the way of life in the housing estate where she grew up, in Motherwell.

Sorry We Missed You
Ken Loach | 2019
Belgium, France, United Kingdom | 100 min | 15+ years | English

Three years after I, Daniel Blake (TOAFF16), Ken Loach and his long-term collaborators (screenwriter Paul Laverty and producer Rebecca O’Brien) return with another devastatingly powerful portrait of contemporary Britain.

Scheme Birds
Ellinor Hallin & Ellen Fiske | 2018
Sweden, United States | 88 min | 15+ years | English with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where “you either get knocked up or locked up,” innocent games can easily turn into serious crime.