A portrait of poverty, ambition and hope set in a world of waste.
Join the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh for the third screening of their Conscious Cinema strand of events – Tomorrow. Presented in partnership with TOA Locals.
Ken Loach and his long-term collaborators (screenwriter Paul Laverty and producer Rebecca O’Brien) return with another devastatingly powerful portrait of contemporary Britain.
Landlords without faces, apartments without renters… Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities across the world, but incomes are not – pushing long-term residents out.
The wildly inspirational story of Mariam Shaar – an intrepid social entrepreneur using food to heal the wounds of war in the worlds oldest refugee camp, Burl El Barajneh
Two years since her arrest made her an accidental superhero of the Umbrella Movement, the infamous ‘Chalk Girl’, now 16, must decide whether to rejoin the battle for Hong Kong’s democracy.
Deveron Projects is an arts organisation based in Huntly, a market town in the north east of Scotland with a population of 4,500. Working with the idea that the town is the venue, they create socially engaged projects that connect artists, communities and places.
Join Greener Melrose for their first TOA Locals screening
An incredibly insightful animation provides a personal telling of a very important story from an often unheard perspective of the refugee crisis.
The elder women of Nairobi’s most dangerous slum decide it’s time to fight back.
In a Middle Eastern war zone, a gardener defies the violence and destruction around her by growing a lemon garden, filling her home with life and beauty.
Christmas Island is famous for being host to one of the largest annual land migration: that of forty million red crabs scurrying from the jungle to the sea, their journey diligently protected from traffic and other dangers.
This spellbinding hand-drawn odyssey explores how fundamental attachment is to the experience of being human
A Volunteers View: Take One Action volunteer, Jamie Wills takes a look at this years programme and how it connects to the conversations about democracy, “fake news” and individual action being had today. The internet was supposed to democratise news. And, in a way, it has: the public’s ability to dump content and comment […]
Four inspiring veterans of the open road celebrate life in the saddle.
Why do you ride?
Not quite ready to go? Never underestimate the power of one voice to change things.
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 […]