Films
Maja
All Equal?
Marijana Jankovic | 2018
Denmark | 21 min | 8+ years | Serbian with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Maja, a six year old Serbian girl, is dropped off at the kindergarten by her father. They have only been in Denmark for a short period of time. Everything is new, especially the language, which makes it difficult for Maja to interact with the other kids. Her words and her intentions are often misunderstood. As her parents come to pick her up at the end of a long day, her motivations become clearer.

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
Mossane
Safi Faye | 1996
Senegal | 115 min

In this stunning Senegalese drama, a beautiful village girl finds herself torn between potential husbands, and between tradition and modernity.

Films
Not Your Bride: A Woman’s Constitution
Sisters
Tapiwa Gambura | 2016
Zimbabwe | 6 min | 12+ years | Subtitles

Once a child bride, Ruvimbo decided to take a stand against the Zimbabwean Constitution and illegalise child marriages in Zimbabwe. Now, she is the founder of the Topodzi Foundation Trust that aims to eradicate child marriages forever and uplift Women’s Rights.

Films
Oil and Water
All Equal? Shared Planet Sisters
Anjali Nayar | 2020
Canada | 14 min | 12+ years | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

In a drought-prone, oil-rich area in Northern Kenya, a community’s ancestral land has been taken for oil extraction. When the women in the community — who traditionally have no say in things related to land — realise that the promise of jobs, money and reliable irrigation will never materialise, they rally together to protect their future and fight greed, patriarchy and corrupt politics.

This film is part of the programme ‘The Land Beneath Their Feet’.

Films
Only My Voice
Myriam Rey | 2017
United Kingdom | 11 min | 8+ years | Arabic with English subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF18

In a poetic ode to freedom, migrant women share their ambitions and dreams of a new life.