Prison for Profit
16 September 2020 - 27 September 2020
Online

This hard-hitting investigation of a private prison in South Africa uncovers what happens when public services are ruled by market forces.

Topics: Human Rights
Prison for Profit: Live Q&A
Saturday 26 September 2020, 8:30pm
Online

Join directors Ilse and Femke Van Velzen live at 20:30 on Saturday 26th September in conversation with representatives from War on Want and We Own It to explore opportunities for action.

Topics: Human Rights
Softie: Live Q&A
Monday 21 September 2020, 8:30pm
Online

Join Take One Action’s Tanatsei Gambura live at 20:30 on Monday, 21st September in conversation with the film’s director, Sam Soko, alongside protagonists Njeri Mwangi and Khadija Mohamed as we explore the complexities of activism in Kenya and the position of women’s voices in freedom struggles.

Adam
16 September 2020 - 27 September 2020
Online

A moving study of motherhood, sisterhood, and the position of women in Moroccan society.

The Fever
Katharina Weingartner | 2019
Austria, Germany, Switzerland | 99 min | 12+ years | English, Chinese (Mandarin), Luganda... with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Passionate and hopeful account of the fight for local solutions to malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.

Adam
Maryam Touzani | 2019
France, Morocco | 98 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

A moving study of motherhood, sisterhood, and the position of women in Moroccan society.

Kofi and Lartey
Sasha Rainbow | 2019
United Kingdom | 20 min | 12+ years | Twi with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

The commercial district of Agbogbloshie in Accra, the capital of Ghana, is home to 100,000 people – and to one of the world’s biggest electronic waste dumps. Inseparable friends Kofi and Lartey roam Agboglobishie in search of valuable materials, adventure, and an opportunity to define their own future.

Prison for Profit
Ilse van Velzen, Femke Van Velzen | 2019
Netherlands | 84 min | 15+ years | English, Afrikaans with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

This hard-hitting investigation of a private prison in South Africa uncovers what happens when public services are ruled by market forces.

Topics: Human Rights
Softie
Sam Soko | 2020
Kenya | 96 min | 15+ years | English, Kikuyu, Kiswahili with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

A story of courage and conviction that captures the journey of a charismatic young political activist in Kenya.

Oil and Water
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’.

Cause of Death
Jyoti Mistry | 2020
Austria | 19 min | 15+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Through archival film footage, animation and spoken word poetry, an experience of structural violence against women is exposed.

Survivors
Saturday 16 November 2019, 5:45pm
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

Through the remarkable stories of three individuals at the epicentre of Sierra Leone’s recent Ebola epidemic, Survivors chronicles the unfolding of one of the most acute public health crises of the modern era.