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?

Grit
Shared Planet Sisters Truth To Power Youth Programme
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.

Guardians of the Earth
Shared Planet
Filip Antoni Malinowski | 2017
Austria, Germany | 85 min

The Paris Agreement is a milestone in history influencing the next decades. For the first time 195 nations committed to take action against climate change. The film gives insight behind closed doors of the negotiations and reveals the clash of forces, which shape our future: national self-interest against destruction of whole countries, rich versus poor, […]

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
Sisters
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
Metamorphosis
Shared Planet
Nova Ami & Velcrow Ripper | 2018
Canada | 85 min | English

A poem for the planet,  Metamorphosis takes the pulse of our earth and bears witness to a moment of profound change: the loss of one world, and the birth of another.