Films
District 9
Neill Blomkamp | 2009
Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom... | 112 min | 15+ years | English, Afrikaans

An allegorical tale of extraterrestrial refugees trapped in contemporary South Africa.

Films
E-Team
Close Up
Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman | 2014
United States | 88 min | 15+ years | English, Arabic, French... with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF14

When human atrocities run rampant, when ruthless dictators hold a nation captive, that’s when the E-Team is called into action.

Films
Facing the Dragon
Close Up Sisters Truth To Power
Sedika Mojadidi | 2018
Afghanistan, Australia, Germany... | 80 min | 15+ years | Afghan Persian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.

Films
Freedom Fields
Close Up Truth To Power
Naziha Arebi | 2018
Libya, United Kingdom | 97 min | 12+ years | English, Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

The members of a women’s football team in post-revolutionary Libya all share a common dream: to play for their country. As the nation descends into civil war, the women have to overcome immense social, cultural and logistical obstacles to get onto the pitch.

Films
Gods of Molenbeek
All Equal? Close Up Youth Programme
Reetta Huhtanen | 2019
72 min | 8+ years | Arabic, Finnish, French... with English subtitles | Subtitles

Does God exist? What happens when we die?
This intimate portrait of two young boys living in the ethnically diverse Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek offers a playful meditation on childhood, faith and friendship – while paying tribute to community cohesion.

Films
Gold
Abbe Hassan | 2017
Sweden | 20 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

An unexpected discovery splinters three sisters’ fragile existence.

Films
Granny’s Flags
Naziha Arebi | 2012
Scotland, United Kingdom | 4 min | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Haja Fatma, a mother of eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution.