Screened as part of TOAFF18
A little boy and his mother experience an art gallery in the most surprising way. A moving celebration of the importance of inclusion & access.
Two years since her arrest made her an accidental superhero of the Umbrella Movement, the infamous ‘Chalk Girl’, now 16, must decide whether to rejoin the battle for Hong Kong’s democracy.
Screened as part of TOAFF20
In this gentle, intimate animated documentary, a young woman shares what may have been the most potent decision she’s had to make in life: whether or not to have an abortion.
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.
Can an education system be successfully changed from the bottom up? Only time will tell, but the seed for rethinking the education of the citizens of the future has come to stay.
For nearly a hundred years, it was illegal to practice Lakota customs. Now, the Cheyenne River Youth Project is working with young people to create a stronger future—and using their Lakota heritage to get there.
Screened as part of TOAFF15
The inspiring true story a youth music group from the slums of Paraguay, whose simple choice of instrument – recycled garbage – blaze with hope in the face of inequality.
A moving insight into childhood where fantasy jostles with reality as a young boy’s imagination transforms and empowers everyday life