Films
Hello Ahma
All Equal?
Siyou Tan | 2019
United States | 15 min | 8+ years | Taiwanese with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF20

Eight-year-old Michelle is struggling to adjust to the new life her parents are building in America. Unable to attend her beloved grandma’s funeral back in Singapore, she creates her own farewell ritual.

This film is part of the ‘Women in Motion’ programme.

Films
Import
Close Up
Ena Sendijarević | 2017
Netherlands | 17 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

A series of absurd events arise when a Bosnian refugee family tries to make their new home in the Netherlands.

Films
Island of the Hungry Ghosts
All Equal? Close Up
Gabrielle Brady | 2018
Australia, Germany, United Kingdom | 94 min | 12+ years | English, Chinese (Mandarin), French with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Deeply moving documentary contrasting lush nature and expansive soundscapes with the trauma of displacement and detention.

Films
Listen
Hamy Ramezan and Rungano Nyoni | 2015
Denmark, Finland | 13 min | Arabic, Danish with English subtitles | Subtitles

A foreign woman in a burqa is seeking help, but her translator is not willing to report exactly what she is saying.

Films
Lucky
Avie Luthra | 2011
South Africa | 100 min | 12+ years | English, Hindi with English subtitles

A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his village to make his own life in the city, only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman.

Films
Maja
All Equal?
Marijana Jankovic | 2018
Denmark | 21 min | 8+ years | Serbian with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF20

Maja, a six year old Serbian girl, is dropped off at the kindergarten by her father. They have only been in Denmark for a short period of time. Everything is new, especially the language, which makes it difficult for Maja to interact with the other kids. Her words and her intentions are often misunderstood. As her parents come to pick her up at the end of a long day, her motivations become clearer.

Films
Polaris
Chico Pereira | 2009
United Kingdom | 15 min | 12+ years | English

Work. Eat. Sleep. And back to work. For a long time skippers in the North East of Scotland could not find locals to work on their fishing vessels. That was until Filipino fishermen started coming to town for work.

Films
Stranger in Paradise
All Equal? Youth Programme
Guido Hendrikx | 2016
Netherlands | 72 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF17

A teacher welcomes migrants with unusual techniques, his words echoing the fraught power relations between Europe and those who seek safer, more prosperous lives on her shores