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

Screened 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
Hope
Alex Bohs | 2018
United States | 5 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Subtitles

Combining images from the end of Pride 2018 with the final testimonial of Harvey Milk, this artful short film celebrates what has been achieved whilst also providing a reminder of the sacrifices that have been made.

Films
Hotel 22
Elizabeth Lo | 2015
United States | 9 min | 8+ years | English

Screened as part of TOAFF15

Each night in Silicon Valley, the Line 22 transforms from a public bus into an unofficial shelter for the homeless – the Hotel 22.

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
Jesa
Sisters
Kyungwon Song | 2019
South Korea, United States | 6 min | Korean with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

A sweet and salty take on family, food, and the patriarchy.

Films
Kapaemahu
Shared Planet
Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu | 2020
United States | 14 min | 5+ years | Niihau Hawaiian with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screening as part of TOAFF21

Kapaemahu reveals the healing power of four mysterious stones on Waikiki Beach – and the legendary non-binary spirits within them.

Films
Made in Iowa
Malcolm Pullinger | 2017
United States | 12 min | 8+ years | English

Screened as part of TOAFF18

After a town’s manufacturing plant is shut down, the community rallies around its neighbourhood cinema and refuses to let the town die.