A brand new Take One Action Film Festivals Local Group is getting underway in Edinburgh, off the back of the organisation’s 2014 festival. For the last few months, a bunch of energetic volunteers have been gathering on Sunday evenings to watch world-changing documentaries together, with the hope of opening these out to the wider public […]
Tomas and his family sponsor a young girl from Uganda but is this relationship making a real difference to her life or just making them feel good? To find out they travel to Africa to meet Josephine and find out.
Screened as part of TOAFF14
To combat post-earthquake hunger and despair, Haiti’s internally displaced people start a vibrant micro-garden movement
When a male giraffe dies after a nocturnal air raid in a Palestinian zoo, the female giraffe stops eating. A boy and his father, the zoo’s vet, look for a solution.
Fascinating story of the musicians who used songs of protest, freedom and change to fight against South Africa’s apartheid regime
Scottish Refugee Council, in partnership with the British Red Cross and the Workers Education Association Scotland, is launching a new project aimed at helping the families of refugees settle into Scotland after they have been reunited with their loved ones. The Third Country National Family Integration Service will support the families of refugees through the […]
Do you love the films we show and wish you could share them with more people? Do you want new ways to engage people in your community with social and environmental issues? Then why not start your own TOA Local Group! Take One Action Locals are community-run film clubs, offering community groups or existing film […]
Bertha Foundation dreams of a more just world and supports forms of activism that aim to bring about change. We champion those using media, law and enterprise as tools to achieve their vision. We envision a society where stories come from many different voices, where law is used as a tool for justice and where business delivers positive social impact.
Since 2008, Take One Action Film Festivals have engaged tens of thousands of people with hundreds of world-class films, showcasing inspiring stories that explore issues of global concern. Each year we run a 12 day festival across Edinburgh & Glasgow, and a three-day weekend festival in Aberdeen & Inverness.
An Ethiopian Coffee Union manager as he travels the world to obtain a better price for his workers’ coffee beans.
A young Kenyan’s life changes drastically when his education is sponsored. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received.