Films
The Prosecutors
Sisters Truth To Power
Leslie Thomas | 2018
United States | 96 min | 15+ years | English, Bosnian, French... with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Often considered collateral damage instead of a war crime, sexual violence has, for centuries, been instrumentalised to control and terrorise entire communities in conflict zones. Can we end the use of this insidious tool of war, and how effective are legal frameworks in prosecuting culprits?

Films
Radio Silence
Sisters Truth To Power
Juliana Fanjul | 2019
Mexico, Switzerland | 76 min | 15+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Portrait of unstoppable Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui as she fights misinformation, corruption and violent threats to press freedom.

Films
The Return
All Equal? Shared Planet
Eriberto Gualinga | 2021
Ecuador | 17 min | 8+ years | Amazonian Kichwa with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screening as part of TOAFF21

A family in the Ecuadorian Amazon is spending lockdown in the relative safety of the jungle. As they reconnect with dormant ancestral knowledge, away from the distractions of modern life, their affinity with nature begins to flourish.

Films
The Roots Weaver
Shared Planet
Fernando Saldivia Yáñez | 2020
Chile | 16 min | 5+ years | No dialogue | Closed Captions

Screening as part of TOAFF21

A poetic observation of the indigenous Yaghan art of grass-weaving as developed in Chile, The Roots Weaver embeds this intergenerational process into the aural and visual textures that sustain it. Screening as part of STILL / HEAR at TOAFF21.

Films
Soyalism
Shared Planet The Bigger Picture
Enrico Parenti, Stefano Liberti | 2018
Italy | 65 min | 12+ years | English

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Food production has increasingly become huge business for a handful of giant corporations. How do we re-prioritise workers’ rights, animal welfare and environmental sustainability?

Films
Sunú
Shared Planet
Teresa Camou Guerrero | 2015
Mexico | 80 min | 12+ years | Spanish with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF15

A captivating immersion into the hearts and fields of Mexican farmers who refuse to give up indigenous agriculture, despite immense external pressure.

Films
SWAMP
Juan Sebastián Mesa | 2017
Colombia | 17 min | 12+ years | Spanish

Screened as part of TOAFF18

When Oscar’s family home is threatened by a hydroelectric project, his grandparents decide to end it all.

Films
To End a War
Close Up
Marc Silver | 2017
Colombia, United States | 90 min | 15+ years | English, Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF17

Can a peace 52 years in the making last? A unique look at the peace process in Colombia between the Colombian government and the FARC in 2012

Films
Vilia’s Storm
Christian Aid | 2018
United Kingdom | 6 min | 8+ years | Creole with English subtitles | Subtitles

When Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti in 2016, Vilia’s house saved more than fifty lives. This campaign film from Christian Aid follows Vilia’s story and shows the need to practical support in fighting global poverty.

Films
When I Get Home
Aldemar Matias | 2014
Cuba | 14 min | 12+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

In Centro Havana, Tomás and Luis built a home in their own terms but after 28 years together they don’t seem to fit in the same room anymore.