Staff Pick
Democracy
The Bigger Picture
David Bernet | 2015
Finland, France, Germany... | 100 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

A creative documentary with astonishing insight into EU lawmaking, showing how a group of politicians are fighting to minimise the impact of Big Data and mass surveillance.

The Divide
The Bigger Picture
Katharine Round | 2015
United Kingdom, United States | 74 min | 15+ years | English

7 individuals strive for a better life in modern-day US and UK – where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%.

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.