Films
Inventing Tomorrow
Shared Planet Sisters The Bigger Picture Youth Programme
Laura Nix | 2018
United States | 87 min | 8+ years | English, Indonesian, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Communities across the world are bearing the brunt of climate chaos and environmental degradation. Change is desperately needed, but how do such communities adapt to existing problems? In Inventing Tomorrow, hope takes the form of a group of young students, from Indonesia, India, Mexico and Hawaii, as they prepare for ISEF, the world’s largest high-school science competition.

Films
La Llorona
All Equal? Sisters
Jayro Bustamante | 2019
Guatemala | 97 min | 15+ years | Mayan-Ixil, Mayan-Kaqchikel, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

A stunning piece of political horror and magical realism, La Llorona reimagines the weeping woman as an avenger for the crimes committed against Indigenous peoples in Guatemala.

Films
Luchadora
Close Up Sisters
River Finlay | 2013
Mexico, United States | 12 min | 12+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Luna Magica, a Mexican wrestling star, struggles to keep her status in the all-star professional league and make ends meet as a single mum.

Films
Mamis
Virginia Fuentes | 2013
Cuba | 19 min | 12+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Being gay in Cuba has never been easy. Being a lesbian mother is even more complicated. But four women have forged their own path and are challenging cultural prejudice as they go.

Films
Minerita
Raul de la Fuente | 2013
Spain | 27 min | 15+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

In the mining district of Potosi, Boliva, women live with the daily threat of violence, much of is sexual. Their only weapon is their courage…and dynamite.

Films
Motherland
All Equal?
Ellen Evans | 2019
Jamaica, United Kingdom | 22 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screening as part of TOAFF21

A poignant account of two young men forcibly returned to Jamaica after a lifetime in Britain, alongside the story of a Windrush-generation man denied re-entry to the UK.

Films
On the Line
All Equal?
Alex Gohari, Léo Mattei | 2020
France | 68 min | 12+ years | English, Spanish with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF21

Life on the other side of the border.

Films
Once Upon A Forest
Close Up Shared Planet
Luc Jacquet | 2013
France | 78 min | 8+ years | French with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF14

A never-before-seen world of natural wonder and staggering beauty from the rainforest canopies of the Amazon to jungles of Africa

Films
Plantae
Guilherme Gehr | 2017
Brazil | 10 min | 5+ years | Portuguese with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

While cutting an ancient tree, a logger encounters an unexpected response from the forest.