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.

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.

Reunited
All Equal?
Mira Jargil | 2020
Denmark | 74 min | 12+ years | English, Arabic, Danish with English subtitles | Subtitles

A story of love across borders, and the compromises a family must make when it is torn apart by circumstances beyond its control.

Sorry We Missed You
All Equal?
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.