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.

Good Fortune
All Equal? Close Up
Landon Van Soest | 2004
United States | 73 min | 15+ years | English with English subtitles | Subtitles

An intimate portrait of two Kenyans shows how massive, international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to benefit.

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.

Half a Life
Tamara Shogaolu | 2017
Egypt, Netherlands, United States | 13 min | 12+ years | English, Arabic with English subtitles

After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardised, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee.

Kafana (Enough, Already!)
Close Up
Silvia Venegas, Juan Antonio Moreno | 2015
Spain | 72 min | 12+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF16

A revealing story about Saharawi refugees who have built up a State based on universal health care and education after 40 years of exile in the Algerian desert.

Kinshasa Makambo
Close Up Truth To Power
Dieudo Hamadi | 2018
Congo, Democratic Republic of the, France, Germany... | 75 min | 15+ years | French with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Explosive portrait of three young grassroots activists fighting for free elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kofi and Lartey
All Equal? Shared Planet
Sasha Rainbow | 2019
United Kingdom | 20 min | 12+ years | Twi with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

The commercial district of Agbogbloshie in Accra, the capital of Ghana, is home to 100,000 people – and to one of the world’s biggest electronic waste dumps. Inseparable friends Kofi and Lartey roam Agboglobishie in search of valuable materials, adventure, and an opportunity to define their own future.

Kolwezi on Air
Idriss Gabel | 2016
Belgium | 72 min | French with English subtitles

A remarkable portrait of a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo which is emerging through the airwaves and the small screen.