Soyalism
Sunday 17 November 2019, 3:10pm
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

Food production has increasingly become huge business for a handful of giant corporations. How do we re-prioritise workers’ rights, animal welfare and environmental sustainability?

Ghost Fleet
Shannon Service & Jeffrey Waldron | 2018
United States | 90 min | 15+ years | English, Indonesian, Khmer... with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

What does modern-day slavery look like, and are we complicit in perpetuating it?
Patima Tungpuchayakul is a Bangkok-based activist who has committed her life to rescuing fishermen who have been trafficked into slavery on Thai fishing boats. Fighting death threats, corruption and complacency, Patima and her small team have vowed to free these men and help them obtain justice.

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.

Bananas!*
Fredrik Gertten | 2009
Sweden | 87 min | English, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

The workers of a Nicaraguan banana plantation embark on a legal battle against the Dole Food Company over cases of sterility caused by the pesticide DBCP.

Take One Action Film Festival 2018 Programme Launch
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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 […]

Take One Action Film Festival 2018 – Save The Dates!
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Take One Action’s annual film festival will be back in venues across Edinburgh and Glasgow from the 12th to the 23rd of September, with a fantastic line-up of screenings, workshops and events! Our 11th edition will feature the most acclaimed, impassioned and inspiring international cinema that celebrates our common humanity and our ability to bring […]