Staff Pick
Everyday Rebellion
The Bigger Picture
Arman & Arash T. Riahi | 2013
Austria, Belgium, Germany... | 110 min | 15+ years | English

Screened as part of TOAFF14

Celebrating the power of modern and creative forms of non-violent protest and civil disobedience.

Fire at Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | 2016
France, Italy | 114 min | 12+ years | English, Italian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean – the first port of call for thousands of refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe.

Free Lunch Society
The Bigger Picture Youth Programme
Christian Tod | 2017
Austria, Germany | 95 min | 12+ years | English, German with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF17

Just a few years ago, an unconditional basic income was considered a pipe dream. Today, this utopia is much closer than we’d ever imagined.

The Green Lie
Shared Planet The Bigger Picture Youth Programme
Werner Boote | 2018
Austria | 93 min | 12+ years | English, German with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Environmentally-friendly electric cars, sustainably-produced food products, fair production processes… Can our purchasing power help save the world?

Staff Pick
I, Daniel Blake
All Equal?
Ken Loach | 2016
Belgium, France, United Kingdom | 100 min | English

Screened as part of TOAFF16

After suffering a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter fights the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.

A Journey of a Thousand Miles
Geeta Gandbhir & Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy | 2015
Bangladesh, Pakistan, United Kingdom | 95 min | 12+ years | English, Bengali with English subtitles

A unit of all female Muslim police officers are sent to Haiti as peacekeepers for a year, shattering every stereotype the world holds about the capabilities of Muslim women.

Just Eat It
The Bigger Picture
Grant Baldwin | 2014
Canada, United Kingdom, United States | 74 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash?

Topics: Food
Naila and the Uprising
Close Up Sisters Truth To Power
Julia Bacha | 2017
Palestine, United States | 76 min | 15+ years | English, Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Recontextualising a revolution: a unique opportunity to re-appraise the history of nonviolent resistance in Palestine from a feminist perspective.

The Price of Sex
Close Up
Mimi Chakarova | 2011
Bulgaria, Moldova, Turkey... | 72 min | 15+ years | English, Romanian, Turkish with English subtitles

A harrowing and important investigation into the underground criminal network of sex trafficking