Grit
Friday 20 September 2019, 5:50pm
Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Dian was six when an earthquake, set off by natural gas drilling in the area, led to a tsunami of mud hurtling towards her village. Ten years later, thousands of people in her community still seek reparation from the powerful mining company responsible for the damage.

Yours in Sisterhood
Sunday 29 September 2019, 2:30pm
The Space Dalry 183 Creative & Cultural Hub, Edinburgh

Join us for a free screening of surprising, diverse and inspiring films by and about women, celebrating defiance and solidarity. A warm welcome will be offered to all, with free tea and coffee and an informal conversation after the films.

The Prosecutors
Sunday 22 September 2019, 7:30pm
Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow

Often considered collateral damage instead of a
war crime, sexual violence has, for centuries, been instrumentalised to control and terrorise entire communities in conflict zones. Can we end the use of this insidious tool of war, and how effective are legal frameworks in prosecuting culprits?

The Feminister
Friday 20 September 2019, 7:30pm
Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow

This extraordinary portrait of politician Margot Wallström was shot over her first four years in office as Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs.

The Shadow of Cairo
Tara Shehata | 2018
Egypt, United Kingdom | 15 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

To avenge her mother’s death, young Maya sets out to become a superhero vigilante.

Safe Space
Ben S. Hyland | 2018
United Kingdom | 8 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

In a busy women’s refuge, a key worker accompaines a new client on the arduous journey from victim to survivor.

Girls Section
Kathryn Everett | 2019
Pakistan, United States | 12 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

In a remote northern region of Pakistan, girls are challenging tradition for their right to access education.

The Prosecutors
Leslie Thomas | 2018
United States | 96 min | 15+ years | English, Bosnian, French... with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Often considered collateral damage instead of a war crime, sexual violence has, for centuries, been instrumentalised to control and terrorise entire communities in conflict zones. Can we end the use of this insidious tool of war, and how effective are legal frameworks in prosecuting culprits?

Grit
Cynthia Wade, Sasha Friedlander | 2018
United States | 81 min | 12+ years | Indonesian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

The story of a teenager finding her political voice in the face of a natural disaster – a rousing tribute to youth activism and to the role of education in empowering young women.

The Feminister
Viktor Nordenskiöld | 2018
Sweden | 93 min | 12+ years | Swedish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

This extraordinary portrait of politician Margot Wallström was shot over her first four years in office as Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Facing the Dragon
Sedika Mojadidi | 2018
Afghanistan, Australia, Germany... | 80 min | 15+ years | Afghan Persian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened 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.