Adam
16 September 2020 - 27 September 2020
Online

A moving study of motherhood, sisterhood, and the position of women in Moroccan society.

The Fever
Katharina Weingartner | 2019
Austria, Germany, Switzerland | 99 min | 12+ years | English, Chinese (Mandarin), Luganda... with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Passionate and hopeful account of the fight for local solutions to malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.

Adam
Maryam Touzani | 2019
France, Morocco | 98 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

A moving study of motherhood, sisterhood, and the position of women in Moroccan society.

Jesa
Kyungwon Song | 2019
South Korea, United States | 6 min | Korean with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

A sweet and salty take on family, food, and the patriarchy.

Carne (Flesh)
Camila Kater | 2019
Brazil, Spain | 12 min | Portuguese with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Five women, each at a different stage of their life, share experiences about their relationships to their bodies and how others perceive them in this powerfully intimate mixed-media animated documentary.

Part of the ‘Poetry Workshop’ programme.

Strong is Better Than Angry
Hope Dickson Leach | 2019
Scotland | 11 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

A fists-bared, kickboxing, bleeding-nose look at who and what makes women angry right now – and what they do about it.

Let My Body Speak
Madonna Adib | 2019
United Kingdom | 10 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Our bodies store memories. The body does not forget. A childhood in Damascus, OCD, the revolution, falling in love with a woman. My body remembers, it keeps the trauma. And after all the losses, I had to start listening to my body.

This film is part of the ‘Women in Motion’ programme.

Maja
Marijana Jankovic | 2018
Denmark | 21 min | 8+ years | Serbian with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Maja, a six year old Serbian girl, is dropped off at the kindergarten by her father. They have only been in Denmark for a short period of time. Everything is new, especially the language, which makes it difficult for Maja to interact with the other kids. Her words and her intentions are often misunderstood. As her parents come to pick her up at the end of a long day, her motivations become clearer.

Inside Me
Maria Teixeira | 2019
Germany | 5 min | 12+ years | English | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF20

In this gentle, intimate animated documentary, a young woman shares what may have been the most potent decision she’s had to make in life: whether or not to have an abortion.

Radio Silence
Juliana Fanjul | 2019
Mexico, Switzerland | 76 min | 15+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Portrait of unstoppable Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui as she fights misinformation, corruption and violent threats to press freedom.

Oil and Water
Anjali Nayar | 2020
Canada | 14 min | 12+ years | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

In a drought-prone, oil-rich area in Northern Kenya, a community’s ancestral land has been taken for oil extraction. When the women in the community — who traditionally have no say in things related to land — realise that the promise of jobs, money and reliable irrigation will never materialise, they rally together to protect their future and fight greed, patriarchy and corrupt politics.

This film is part of the programme ‘The Land Beneath Their Feet’.