Films
The Olive Tree (El Olivo)
Close Up Shared Planet Youth Programme
Iciar Bollain | 2016
Germany, Spain | 100 min | 15+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF16

Alma works on her family’s farm. Like many young Spaniards’, her future is being shaped by the country’s devastating economic crisis – as is her relationship to the past.

Films
Orange Revolution
Truth To Power
Steve York | 2007
United States | 90 min | English, Russian, Ukrainian with English subtitles | Subtitles

A chronicle of the Ukraine’s 2004 presidential campaign where, after a rigged election, nearly a million citizens took to the streets to fight for their right to vote

Films
Polaris
Chico Pereira | 2009
United Kingdom | 15 min | 12+ years | English

Work. Eat. Sleep. And back to work. For a long time skippers in the North East of Scotland could not find locals to work on their fishing vessels. That was until Filipino fishermen started coming to town for work.

Films
The Price of Sex
Close Up
Mimi Chakarova | 2011
Bulgaria, Moldova, Turkey... | 72 min | 15+ years | English, Romanian, Turkish with English subtitles

A harrowing and important investigation into the underground criminal network of sex trafficking

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?